Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The castings cannot be told from dressed stone at a few feet distance.

They are called bronzes, but to me they always looked more like castings.

The gyroscopes hummed in their castings, and the motors creaked.

Dressers to dress the rough edges off the castings when brought from the foundry.

In some parts of the country these castings are called “quids.”

Rothe had promised to make the castings for him, but that was all.

The castings were not so free and decorative however as those done by repouss.

The castings are then made, and the portions reunited and finished on the surface.

This shakes all the sand from the castings and they come out clean and bright.

This process continues for some time, depending on the size of the castings.