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Ballasting
Ballasting Bal"last*ing, n. That which is used for steadying anything; ballast.
Bastinade
Bastinade Bas`ti*nade", n. See Bastinado, n.
Bastinade
Bastinade Bas`ti*nade", v. t. To bastinado. [Archaic]
Bastinado
Bastinado Bas`ti*na"do, n.; pl. Bastinadoes. [Sp. bastonada (cf. F. bastonnade), fr. baston (cf. F. b?ton) a stick or staff. See Baston.] 1. A blow with a stick or cudgel. 2. A sound beating with a stick or cudgel. Specifically: A form of punishment among the Turks, Chinese, and others, consisting in beating an offender on the soles of his feet.
Bastinado
Bastinado Bas`ti*na"do, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bastinadoes; p. pr. & vb. n. Bastinadoing.] To beat with a stick or cudgel, especially on the soles of the feet.
Bastinadoes
Bastinado Bas`ti*na"do, n.; pl. Bastinadoes. [Sp. bastonada (cf. F. bastonnade), fr. baston (cf. F. b?ton) a stick or staff. See Baston.] 1. A blow with a stick or cudgel. 2. A sound beating with a stick or cudgel. Specifically: A form of punishment among the Turks, Chinese, and others, consisting in beating an offender on the soles of his feet.
Bastinadoes
Bastinado Bas`ti*na"do, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bastinadoes; p. pr. & vb. n. Bastinadoing.] To beat with a stick or cudgel, especially on the soles of the feet.
Bastinadoing
Bastinado Bas`ti*na"do, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bastinadoes; p. pr. & vb. n. Bastinadoing.] To beat with a stick or cudgel, especially on the soles of the feet.
Basting
Baste Baste (b[=a]st), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Basted; p. pr. & vb. n. Basting.] [Cf. Icel. beysta to strike, powder; Sw. basa to beat with a rod: perh. akin to E. beat.] 1. To beat with a stick; to cudgel. One man was basted by the keeper for carrying some people over on his back through the waters. --Pepys. 2. (Cookery) To sprinkle flour and salt and drip butter or fat on, as on meat in roasting. 3. To mark with tar, as sheep. [Prov. Eng.]
Beastings
Beastings Beast"ings, n. pl. See Biestings.
Blasting
Blasting Blast"ing, n. 1. A blast; destruction by a blast, or by some pernicious cause. I have smitten you with blasting and mildew. --Amos iv. 9. 2. The act or process of one who, or that which, blasts; the business of one who blasts.
Boasting
Boasting Boast"ing, n. The act of glorying or vaunting; vainglorious speaking; ostentatious display. When boasting ends, then dignity begins. --Young.
Boastingly
Boastingly Boast"ing*ly, adv. Boastfully; with boasting. ``He boastingly tells you.' --Burke.
Breasting
Breast Breast, v. t. [imp. & p. p.Breasted; p. pr. & vb. n. Breasting.] To meet, with the breast; to struggle with or oppose manfully; as, to breast the storm or waves.
Breasting
Breasting Breast"ing, n. (Mach.) The curved channel in which a breast wheel turns. It is closely adapted to the curve of the wheel through about a quarter of its circumference, and prevents the escape of the water until it has spent its force upon the wheel. See Breast wheel.
Casting
Casting Cast"ing, n. 1. The act of one who casts or throws, as in fishing. 2. The act or process of making casts or impressions, or of shaping metal or plaster in a mold; the act or the process of pouring molten metal into a mold. 3. That which is cast in a mold; esp. the mass of metal so cast; as, a casting in iron; bronze casting. 4. The warping of a board. --Brande & C. 5. The act of casting off, or that which is cast off, as skin, feathers, excrement, etc. Casting of draperies, the proper distribution of the folds of garments, in painting and sculpture. Casting line (Fishing), the leader; also, sometimes applied to the long reel line. Casting net, a net which is cast and drawn, in distinction from a net that is set and left. Casting voice, Casting vote, the decisive vote of a presiding officer, when the votes of the assembly or house are equally divided. ``When there was an equal vote, the governor had the casting voice.' --B. Trumbull.
Casting line
Casting Cast"ing, n. 1. The act of one who casts or throws, as in fishing. 2. The act or process of making casts or impressions, or of shaping metal or plaster in a mold; the act or the process of pouring molten metal into a mold. 3. That which is cast in a mold; esp. the mass of metal so cast; as, a casting in iron; bronze casting. 4. The warping of a board. --Brande & C. 5. The act of casting off, or that which is cast off, as skin, feathers, excrement, etc. Casting of draperies, the proper distribution of the folds of garments, in painting and sculpture. Casting line (Fishing), the leader; also, sometimes applied to the long reel line. Casting net, a net which is cast and drawn, in distinction from a net that is set and left. Casting voice, Casting vote, the decisive vote of a presiding officer, when the votes of the assembly or house are equally divided. ``When there was an equal vote, the governor had the casting voice.' --B. Trumbull.
Casting net
Casting Cast"ing, n. 1. The act of one who casts or throws, as in fishing. 2. The act or process of making casts or impressions, or of shaping metal or plaster in a mold; the act or the process of pouring molten metal into a mold. 3. That which is cast in a mold; esp. the mass of metal so cast; as, a casting in iron; bronze casting. 4. The warping of a board. --Brande & C. 5. The act of casting off, or that which is cast off, as skin, feathers, excrement, etc. Casting of draperies, the proper distribution of the folds of garments, in painting and sculpture. Casting line (Fishing), the leader; also, sometimes applied to the long reel line. Casting net, a net which is cast and drawn, in distinction from a net that is set and left. Casting voice, Casting vote, the decisive vote of a presiding officer, when the votes of the assembly or house are equally divided. ``When there was an equal vote, the governor had the casting voice.' --B. Trumbull.
Casting of draperies
Casting Cast"ing, n. 1. The act of one who casts or throws, as in fishing. 2. The act or process of making casts or impressions, or of shaping metal or plaster in a mold; the act or the process of pouring molten metal into a mold. 3. That which is cast in a mold; esp. the mass of metal so cast; as, a casting in iron; bronze casting. 4. The warping of a board. --Brande & C. 5. The act of casting off, or that which is cast off, as skin, feathers, excrement, etc. Casting of draperies, the proper distribution of the folds of garments, in painting and sculpture. Casting line (Fishing), the leader; also, sometimes applied to the long reel line. Casting net, a net which is cast and drawn, in distinction from a net that is set and left. Casting voice, Casting vote, the decisive vote of a presiding officer, when the votes of the assembly or house are equally divided. ``When there was an equal vote, the governor had the casting voice.' --B. Trumbull.
Casting voice
Casting Cast"ing, n. 1. The act of one who casts or throws, as in fishing. 2. The act or process of making casts or impressions, or of shaping metal or plaster in a mold; the act or the process of pouring molten metal into a mold. 3. That which is cast in a mold; esp. the mass of metal so cast; as, a casting in iron; bronze casting. 4. The warping of a board. --Brande & C. 5. The act of casting off, or that which is cast off, as skin, feathers, excrement, etc. Casting of draperies, the proper distribution of the folds of garments, in painting and sculpture. Casting line (Fishing), the leader; also, sometimes applied to the long reel line. Casting net, a net which is cast and drawn, in distinction from a net that is set and left. Casting voice, Casting vote, the decisive vote of a presiding officer, when the votes of the assembly or house are equally divided. ``When there was an equal vote, the governor had the casting voice.' --B. Trumbull.
Casting vote
Vote Vote, n. [L. votum a vow, wish, will, fr. vovere, votum, to vow: cf. F. vote. See Vow.] 1. An ardent wish or desire; a vow; a prayer. [Obs.] --Massinger. 2. A wish, choice, or opinion, of a person or a body of persons, expressed in some received and authorized way; the expression of a wish, desire, will, preference, or choice, in regard to any measure proposed, in which the person voting has an interest in common with others, either in electing a person to office, or in passing laws, rules, regulations, etc.; suffrage. 3. That by means of which will or preference is expressed in elections, or in deciding propositions; voice; a ballot; a ticket; as, a written vote. The freeman casting with unpurchased hand The vote that shakes the turrets of the land. --Holmes. 4. Expression of judgment or will by a majority; legal decision by some expression of the minds of a number; as, the vote was unanimous; a vote of confidence. 5. Votes, collectively; as, the Tory vote; the labor vote. Casting vote, Cumulative vote, etc. See under Casting, Cumulative, etc.
Casting vote
Casting Cast"ing, n. 1. The act of one who casts or throws, as in fishing. 2. The act or process of making casts or impressions, or of shaping metal or plaster in a mold; the act or the process of pouring molten metal into a mold. 3. That which is cast in a mold; esp. the mass of metal so cast; as, a casting in iron; bronze casting. 4. The warping of a board. --Brande & C. 5. The act of casting off, or that which is cast off, as skin, feathers, excrement, etc. Casting of draperies, the proper distribution of the folds of garments, in painting and sculpture. Casting line (Fishing), the leader; also, sometimes applied to the long reel line. Casting net, a net which is cast and drawn, in distinction from a net that is set and left. Casting voice, Casting vote, the decisive vote of a presiding officer, when the votes of the assembly or house are equally divided. ``When there was an equal vote, the governor had the casting voice.' --B. Trumbull.
Casting weight
Casting weight, a weight that turns a balance when exactly poised.
Coasting
Coast Coast, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Coasted; p. pr. & vb. n. Coasting.] [OE. costien, costeien, costen, OF. costier, costoier, F. c[^o]toyer, fr. Of. coste coast, F. c[^o]te. See Coast, n.] 1. To draw or keep near; to approach. [Obs.] Anon she hears them chant it lustily, And all in haste she coasteth to the cry. --Shak. 2. To sail by or near the shore. The ancients coasted only in their navigation. --Arbuthnot. 3. To sail from port to port in the same country. 4. [Cf. OF. coste, F. c[^o]te, hill, hillside.] To slide down hill; to slide on a sled, upon snow or ice. [Local, U. S.]
Coasting
Coasting Coast"ing, a. Sailing along or near a coast, or running between ports along a coast. Coasting trade, trade carried on by water between neighboring ports of the same country, as distinguished from foreign trade or trade involving long voyages. Coasting vessel, a vessel employed in coasting; a coaster.
Coasting
Coasting Coast"ing, n. 1. A sailing along a coast, or from port to port; a carrying on a coasting trade. 2. Sliding down hill; sliding on a sled upon snow or ice. [Local, U. S.]
Coasting trade
Coasting Coast"ing, a. Sailing along or near a coast, or running between ports along a coast. Coasting trade, trade carried on by water between neighboring ports of the same country, as distinguished from foreign trade or trade involving long voyages. Coasting vessel, a vessel employed in coasting; a coaster.
Coasting vessel
Coasting Coast"ing, a. Sailing along or near a coast, or running between ports along a coast. Coasting trade, trade carried on by water between neighboring ports of the same country, as distinguished from foreign trade or trade involving long voyages. Coasting vessel, a vessel employed in coasting; a coaster.
Contrasting
Contrast Con*trast", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Contrasted; p. pr. & vb. n. Contrasting.] [F. contraster, LL. contrastare to resist, withstand, fr. L. contra + stare to stand. See Stand.] To stand in opposition; to exhibit difference, unlikeness, or opposition of qualities. The joints which divide the sandstone contrast finely with the divisional planes which separate the basalt into pillars. --Lyell.
Crastination
Crastination Cras`ti*na"tion (kr?s`t?-n?"sh?n), n. [L. crastinus of to-morrow, from cras to-morrow.] Procrastination; a putting off till to-morrow. [Obs.]

Meaning of Astin from wikipedia

- Sean Patrick Astin (né Duke; born February 25, 1971) is an American actor, producer and director. His acting roles include Samwise Gamgee in The Lord...
- John Allen Astin (born March 30, 1930) is an American actor who has appeared in numerous films and television series, as well as a television director...
- Skylar Astin Lipstein (born September 23, 1987) is an American actor and singer. He became known for portraying Jesse Swanson in the musical films Pitch...
- Mackenzie Alexander Astin (born May 12, 1973) is an American actor. Astin was born on May 12, 1973, in Los Angeles, California, the son of actress Patty...
- married John Astin in August 1972. Astin adopted Sean and the couple had a son, actor Mackenzie Astin, in 1973. Duke and Astin worked together extensively during...
- Astin is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Alexander Astin (born 1932), American education professor Allen V. Astin (1904–1984), American...
- Alexander Astin (born May 30, 1932, Washington, D.C.) is the Allan M. Cartter Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Higher Education and Organizational...
- Allen Varley Astin (June 12, 1904 – January 28, 1984) was an American physicist who served as director of the United States National Bureau of Standards...
- Helen "Lena" S. Astin (née Stavridou; February 6, 1932 – October 27, 2015) was a Gr****-born American academic who was a professor at the University of...
- directed by Eric Bress. The film stars Brenton Thwaites, Theo Rossi, Skylar Astin, Kyle Gallner, and Alan Ritchson. It was released on DirecTV on 18 June...
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