formalthe way that a person thinks and the type of opinions or mental abilities they have:
Mary was of a far less intellectual cast of mind.
the act of throwing a fishing line into the water
literarya small amount of a particular colour:
Sage leaves have a silvery cast.
old-fashioneda problem with your eye which causes it to look sideways
a small pile of earth that aworm produces on the surface of the ground
WORD FOCUS: film WORD FOCUS: film types of film:comedy, romantic comedy, drama, thriller, western, action film, horror film, war film, art house film, silent film, feature film films that use drawings or models:cartoon, animation, animated film films in general:cinema where you go to see a film :cinemaBritish English/movie theaterAmerican English, multiplex the people in a film:actor, actress, star, cast the people who make a film:director, producer, film crew, cameraman/camerawoman, scriptwriter the music for a film:soundtrack the words and the instructions to the actors:screenplay a short film advertising another film:trailer ➔ See alsofilm
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.