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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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Another stand-out feature is the textured-effect matt grey paint, which catches the light to further enhance the car's lines.
She looks at the trash, she looks at the river, not knowing it's a river - the trash, the moment it falls into the stream guides her attention to what she has never noticed up till now - the movement, the movement of the river, also in the river she catches the light which has been bothering her, a reflection of the sun.
This park, which you access off Lichfield Road opposite Cuckoo Road, catches the light nicely at dawn.
The Sienna Ivory bedspread and matching cushion in ivory silk velvet is soft to the touch and beautifully catches the light.
Here there is a lot of sunlight; if you wear a necklace with some crystals on a t-shirt, it catches the light and is so beautiful.
Our design catches the light and the wind, and marks a point on the horizon of the Mersey.