Pronunciation: (kas'ting, kä'sting), [key]
1. the act or process of a person or thing that casts.
2. something cast; any article that has been cast in a mold.
3. the act or process of choosing actors to play the various roles in a theatrical production, motion picture, etc.
4. the act or skill of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel: I'll have to improve my casting if I'm ever going to learn to fish well.
5. Zool.cast (def. 70).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.