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apprehension the act of catching and placing under arrest. [1/3 definitions]
catch an act of catching. [1/18 definitions]
cistern a tank or other receptacle for catching and storing water, esp. rainwater.
firetrap a building that is at high risk of catching fire and is esp. dangerous in case of fire.
fishery the business or industry of catching, processing, or selling fish and other seafood. [1/3 definitions]
fishing the method, pastime, or occupation of catching or trying to catch fish. [1/2 definitions]
fishing rod a long thin flexible rod, usu. equipped with a reel as well as a line and hook, that is used in catching fish.
gig2 a spear designed for catching frogs or fish. [1/3 definitions]
inflammable capable of catching fire and burning, or easy to set aflame and burn; flammable. [1/2 definitions]
jai alai a game somewhat similar to handball but played on a larger court, in which players have a curved basket strapped to the wrist for catching and hurling the ball.
juggle to keep (two or more objects) in motion in the air by alternately tossing and catching them. [1/8 definitions]
latch onto to get by, or as though by, catching and holding. [1/2 definitions]
net1 a device made of such a fabric that is used for catching fish, butterflies, and other animals. [1/6 definitions]
osprey a large, fish-catching hawk with a dark back and white underside; fish hawk.
overtake to pass by after catching up with. [1/3 definitions]
pelican any of several large water birds of warm climates that have a long bill with a distendable pouch in the lower half, for catching and holding fish.
ratter an animal, such as a cat or terrier, that is skilled at catching rats.
rattrap a device for catching and killing rats. [1/2 definitions]
rebound in basketball, the ball's bounce off the backboard or rim after a missed shot, or the act of catching the ball after its bounce. [1/5 definitions]
snare1 a trap, usu. consisting of a noose, for catching small animals and birds. [1/4 definitions]
touchdown in football, the act or an instance of scoring six points by catching or carrying the ball on or behind the opponent's goal line. [1/3 definitions]