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catch

1. a game in which a ball is thrown from one player to another
2. Cricket the catching of a ball struck by a batsman before it touches the ground, resulting in him being out
3. Music a type of round popular in the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, having a humorous text that is often indecent or bawdy and hard to articulate

catch

[kach]
(design engineering)
A device used for fastening a door or gate and usually operated manually from only one side, for example, a latch.

catch

A device for fastening a door or gate; usually opened manually from one side only.
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"City have definitely got the ability to go and win the league again, but they're definitely catchable as well."
Casey Fields Lake in Cranbourne and Karkarook Lake in Moorabbin were also stocked with rainbow trout for the school holidays, complementing the release of catchable size native fish like Murray cod and golden perch earlier this year, which delivered on a Target One Million commitment.
Cook started his innings with a moment of fortune, edging the final ball of Amir's first over at catchable height through a vacant fourth slip to double his score, but he didn't put a foot wrong from then on.
But what if criminal minds (ala Team Rocket) use this to trap you in a specific area just because your device shows a saturation of catchable Pokemon conveniently at one location?
The fight to escape joining Villa is down to us, our chums, Norwich with maybe Swansea and an ailing Palace still catchable.
Thus, natural resource agencies can feed supplemental astaxanthin to catchable rainbow trout without concern that the internal and external benefits of pigmentation will disappear before the fish are caught, thereby meeting angler preferences for more colorful fish and fillets [4].
"If we had done that they might have been catchable but it didn't materialise for us and fair play to them some of their support play and off-loading was second to none."
Ashton United and Ilkeston are also catchable, though unlikely - Blyth needing Curzon Ashton to slip up while continuing to do the business themselves.
And they would have been 102 for five had Anderson held a low but catchable return chance off Sharma.
Dropped on 15, a tough but catchable chance to Jonathon Webb at deep square-leg, Kohler-Cadmore exploited his reprieve by hitting three sixes (two o successive balls from Chris Wright) and ve fours.
And despite the Blue Toon's healthy lead at the top, Love believes they are catchable.