What does catching mean?

Definitions for catching
ˈkætʃ ɪŋcatch·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. catching(noun)

    (baseball) playing the position of catcher on a baseball team

  2. detection, catching, espial, spying, spotting(noun)

    the act of detecting something; catching sight of something

  3. catching, contracting(adj)

    becoming infected

    "catching cold is sometimes unavoidable"; "the contracting of a serious illness can be financially catastrophic"

  4. catching, communicable, contagious, contractable, transmissible, transmittable(adj)

    (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection

Wiktionary

  1. catching(Noun)

    The action of the verb catch.

  2. catching(Adjective)

    contagious

Webster Dictionary

  1. Catching

    of Catch

  2. Catching(adj)

    infectious; contagious

  3. Catching(adj)

    captivating; alluring

  4. Catching(noun)

    the act of seizing or taking hold of

How to pronounce catching?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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How to say catching in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of catching in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of catching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of catching in a Sentence

  1. One Rodeo resident:

    ALASKA WOMAN GETS 60 YEARS FOR SETTING COUCH ABLAZE WITH BOYFRIEND ON IT Contra Costa Fire Department spokesman Steve Hill said the tanks held varying amounts of ethanol. One tank alone contained around 167,000 gallons of the flammable substance. Approximately 200 firefighters were battling the blazes using foam on the flames and water to cool adjacent tanks to prevent them from catching fire. Officials closed Interstate 80, one of the busiest in the Bay Area at the peak of rush hour, causing major traffic jams.The California Highway Patrol said the closure was expected to last at least until midnight. CALIFORNIA LYFT DRIVER IS PULLED OVER SO POLICE CAN ARREST HER PASSENGER One Rodeo resident, One Rodeo resident, told The Associated Press he was sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic trying to get home to his teenage son. His son had called him to say he heard a loud explosion. It literally rocked the house and then soon after, he heard what sounded like a jet plane.

  2. Kelly Dittmar:

    U.S. legislative institutions - built by and for men - are still catching up to the reality that legislators today are also primary caregivers.

  3. Cal Ripken:

    I have two very strong memories of that night, one was looking up at my dad( former Baltimore Orioles manager Cal Ripken Sr.), catching his eye in the Skybox.

  4. First Frontier co-CEO:

    This is a market where everyone is totally underweight and there will obviously be a lot of money going in, hot money at first but then also others, and then there is a big valuation gap there, Iran has a lot of catching up to do when you look at other frontier or emerging markets.

  5. Bonnie Baha:

    Right now, to step into this, you'd be catching a falling knife, with oil at $40 a barrel, these people can't make it ... At some point there are going to be some bargains out there, but we're not stepping into that now.

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