Technology / Programming / Cast: A cast translates one variable type into another and forces calculations to be performed in the cast type. It uses the () operator and looks like this: (type)variable. For instance: int i:, float fl:, fl = 5.5:, i = (int) f:, // i is the integer value of f, // so it will be equal to 5 casts can also be done like so: i = int(f):,
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Cast Verb Synonyms: throw, toss, pitch, fling, sling, hurl, dash, send, chuck, shy
Cast Noun Synonyms: throw, toss, pitch, shy, lob, thrust, chuck

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

Die Cast (Basket)

Technology / Home Audio / Die Cast (Basket): A type of speaker basket or frame that is cast as a single piece of relatively thick, rigid metal. This contrasts with a Stamped frame that is shaped by pressure, much like a car body fender. Cast met MORE


Science / Weather / Nowcast: A short-term weather forecast for expected conditions in the next few hours. MORE