casting

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spontaneous removal or casting off of a body part (as the tail of a lizard or claw or a lobster) especially when the organism is injured or under attack autotomy
single-handed rod casting of a relatively heavy (artificial) bait bait casting
metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine block , cylinder block , engine block
alloy of iron containing so much carbon that it is brittle and so cannot be wrought but must be shaped by casting cast iron
act of creating something by casting it in a mold casting , molding
sculpture, wax casting process for metal ciré perdue , lost-wax process
wax model casting technique cire perdue , lost-wax process
casting of spell conjunction , incantation , invocation
vertical cylindrical furnace for melting iron for casting cupola
players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed by casting lots drawing , lottery
casting an artificial fly as a lure fly casting
mold for casting matrix
casting matrix mold
casting, molding done in criminal investigation moulage
casting of votes in an election poll
act of casting down or falling headlong from a height precipitation
fortune-telling by casting or drawing lots sortilege
fishing rod designed for casting a spinning lure spinning rod
casting (artificial) bait far out into the ocean (up to 200 yards) with the waves breaking around you surf casting , surf fishing
casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly throw
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