Casting vs Uncastable - What's the difference?
As a noun casting
As an adjective uncastable is
that cannot be cast (filled with, or allocated, a theatrical role).
The act or process of selecting actors, singers, dancers, models, etc.
A manufacturing process using a mold.
The regurgitation of fur, feathers, and other undigestible material by hawks, to clean and empty their crops.
The excreta of an earthworm or similar creature.
(computing) The act of converting between data types.
* (selection of performers) audition
* ray casting
That cannot be cast (filled with, or allocated, a theatrical role).
* 1974 , New York Magazine (volume 7, number 3, 21 January 1974)
* 1996 , Scott Donaldson, The Cambridge companion to Hemingway
- Colleen Dewhurst, though in many ways wrong for the virtually uncastable Josie, is as lucid and luminous...
(computing, programming) That cannot be cast (converted to other data types).
* 2000 , Larry Wall, Tom Christiansen, Jon Orwant, Programming Perl
- ...that he would, like many actors, become so stereotyped in the public mind as to be uncastable in other roles...
(medicine) That cannot be set in a cast.
* 2005 , Mercer Rang, Maya E Pring, Dennis Ray Wenger, Rang's children's fractures
- They're strongly typed, uncastable pointers...
That cannot be used for, or produced through, casting (manufacturing with a mould).
* 1943 , The Mining Magazine
- ...internal fixation in children with open, unstable, or otherwise uncastable forearm fractures...
* 1982 , Production engineering
- Casting must be done within a day or two of moulding or the moulds will begin to wind-dry and become uncastable ...
- This allows the casting of otherwise uncastable materials, with acceptable rejection rates, and can increase ductility by as much as a factor of six.