眾文分類字彙 - 藝術史

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transitive verb
1
a : to cause to move or send forth by throwing <cast a fishing lure> <cast dice>
b : direct <cast a glance>
c (1) : to put forth <the fire casts a warm glow> <cast light on the subject> (2) : to place as if by throwing <cast doubt on their reliability>
d : to deposit (a ballot) formally
e (1) : to throw off or away <the horse cast a shoe> (2) : to get rid of : discard <cast off all restraint> (3) : shed, molt (4) : to bring forth; especially : to give birth to prematurely
f : to throw to the ground especially in wrestling
g : to build by throwing up earth
2
a (1) : to perform arithmetical operations on : add (2) : to calculate by means of astrology
b archaic : decide, intend
3
a : to dispose or arrange into parts or into a suitable form or order
b (1) : to assign the parts of (a dramatic production) to actors <cast a movie> (2) : to assign (as an actor) to a role or part <was cast in the leading role>
4
a : to give a shape to (a substance) by pouring in liquid or plastic form into a mold and letting harden without pressure <cast steel>
b : to form by this process
5: turn <cast the scale slightly>
6: to make (a knot or stitch) by looping or catching up
7: twist, warp <a beam cast by age>
intransitive verb
1: to throw something; specifically : to throw out a lure with a fishing rod
2 dial British : vomit
3 dial English : to bear fruit : yield
4
a : to perform addition
b obsolete : estimate, conjecture
5: warp
6: to range over land in search of a trail —used of hunting dogs or trackers
7: veer
— cast·abil·i·ty noun
— cast·able adjective
— cast lots
: to draw lots to determine a matter by chance
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