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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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Lowest in the ranks is the CPL which has a much lower ratio at only 72% of catches held per opportunity.
According to the rule, as it existed through the 2017 season, none of those were catches. The New England Patriots might point out that Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz's touchdown in Super Bowl LII looked a lot like the Jesse James non-catch.
Apart from the aesthetic wonder of the fielding aerobics seen so far, the math behind these catches is even more incredible: The catch success rate this season (so far) is 90% - the highest in any T20 league in the last two years.
But the catches of bycatch fishing vessels, compared with those of main catch fishing vessels, were small.
There have also been some unusual catches recently and, apart from Andy's carp, Ritchie Watson caught a 4lb perch and a 2lb roach on flies.
Notable catches of other eligible species include a 42-inch common carp caught and released from Keuka Lake in Yates County, a 42-inch northern pike caught and released from the Allegheny River in Cattaraugus County, and a 12 lb.
<Police officers captured the robbers as they tried to flee.> trap is used when there is use of a device that catches and holds the prey.
We re-estimated nonpelagic catches for Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), and summarize previous work for American Samoa for 1950-2002.
A newly-published Eurostat report indicates thatathere has been a steady increase in catches from 38,000 tonnes in 1995 to 96,000 tonnes in 2003, a rise of 151% over eight years.a
Further, they might not even find buyers for their catches if the market is flooded.
If he catches too many fish, however, he may leave few fish behind for his children's table.
Some excellent match catches were made during the week.