Science / Biology / Cast: Type of fossil preservation where the original material of the fossil has decayed and been replaced later by another material, much the way a plaster cast is made in a mold.

Other Words for Cast

Cast Noun Synonyms: throw, toss, pitch, shy, lob, thrust, chuck
Cast Verb Synonyms: throw, toss, pitch, fling, sling, hurl, dash, send, chuck, shy

Cast Iron

Business / Machine Shop / Cast Iron: A family of alloys, containing more than 2% carbon and between 1 and 3% silicon. Cast irons are not malleable when solid and most have low ductility and poor resistance to impact loading. There are fo MORE


Entertainment / Music / Castrato: Male singer who was castrated during boyhood to preserve the soprano or alto vocal register, prominent in seventeenth and early eighteenth century opera. MORE

National Association Of Broadcasters (NAB)

Technology / Television (TV) / National Association Of Broadcasters (NAB): A non-profit organization supported by TV and radio broadcasters whose purpose is to demonstrate to legislative bodies and other interested parties that broadcasters can maintain adequate standards wi MORE

Broadcast Standards And Practices (BSP)

Technology / Television (TV) / Broadcast Standards And Practices (BSP): The units within TV networks that make sure offensive material is not broadcast--TV's internal censors. MORE

Caste Dialect

Entertainment / Literature / Caste Dialect: A dialect spoken by specific hereditary classes in a society. Often the use of caste dialect marks the speaker as part of that particular class. MORE

Variance Forecasting

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Variance Forecasting: A measure that utilizes a demand and availability forecast to determine whether an organization has the ability to meet future manpower needs. MORE