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cast

/shed/throw light on
To provide information about or clarify (something).
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He first cast anchor at Botany Bay, visited the Friendly Isles, New Caledonia, then directed his course towards Santa Cruz, and put into Namouka, one of the Hapai group.
The first effect of this fatal organization was to trouble the glance which he cast upon things.
In the meantime a whisper had gone around from those that stood nearest that this was none other than the great David of Doncaster, the best wrestler in all the mid-country, who only last spring had cast stout Adam o' Lincoln in the ring at Selby, in Yorkshire, and now held the mid-country champion belt, Thus it happened that when young David came forth from the tent along with Sir Richard, the blood all washed from his face, and his soiled jerkin changed for a clean one, no sounds of anger were heard, but all pressed forward to see the young man, feeling proud that one of the great wrestlers of England should have entered the ring at Denby fair.
Then Sir Richard called aloud, "Friends, this is David of Doncaster; so think it no shame that your Denby man was cast by such a wrestler.
But in after days, when the men that saw that wrestling bout were bent with age, they would shake their heads when they heard of any stalwart game, and say, "Ay, ay; but thou shouldst have seen the great David of Doncaster cast stout William of the Scar at Denby fair.
And in all the four corners of that court, fair staircases, cast into turrets, on the outside, and not within the row of buildings themselves.
Everything the vines touched they crushed, and our adventurers were indeed thankful to have escaped being cast among them.
Why, they are driving us toward the Black Pit, into which they threatened to cast us," replied the kitten.
Focusing on the three main cast products the plant produces--aluminum crossmembers, steering knuckles and control arms--HL 2 systems produce steering knuckles and control arms and HL 3 systems produce crossmembers.
However, this electrical firm saw a cost- and time-effective way to overcome this burden--have the prototype parts cast by A.
Currently, 60% of AECCo's production is CGC with its main market in the automotive industry, The remaining 40% splits evenly between centrifugal and green sand, both of which cast components for a variety of markets including heat treat, automotive, marine and food processing.
The long-range objective is to cast a greater number of components with this process, which will undoubtedly live up to its name," said Sven-Erik Dahlberg, head of development at Volvo Powertrain's foundry in Skovde, and the leader in the development of the patented process.