upcast


upcast

noun

  1. an act of casting upward.
  2. the state of being cast upward.
  3. something that is cast or thrown up, as soil or earth in digging.
  4. a shaft or passage up which air passes, as from a mine (opposed to downcast).

adjective

  1. cast up; directed or thrown upward: The child looked at her father with upcast eyes.

verb (used with object), up·cast, up·cast·ing.

  1. to cast up or upward.

noun

  1. material cast or thrown up
  2. a ventilation shaft through which air leaves a mineCompare downcast (def. 3)
  3. geology (in a fault) the section of strata that has been displaced upwards

adjective

  1. directed or thrown upwards

verb -casts, -casting or -cast

  1. (tr) to throw or cast up

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