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  • adj. That can be caught.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being caught.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being caught.


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  • Or risk being able to catch a train back to Cork after the concert, but the last one that’s catchable is at 7: 55pm, and between the gates opening at 3pm, opening bands, Bon Jovi themselves playing a 2.5 hour set last time, and having to get back to the train station, that doesn’t seem very damned likely.


  • Indeed, if everybody would help the Board of Health in its fight against the spread of the common "catchable" diseases, these diseases could soon be wiped out of existence.

    A Handbook of Health

  • DOW stocked the reservoir during the week of April 5th with "catchable" rainbows. - Local News

  • While we can come up with a reasonable estimate of how many fly balls were "catchable" by an outfielder given the handedness of certain batters and pitchers, along with the flyball tendencies of the pitchers, it's just that: an estimate.

    The Hardball Times

  • A recent electro-shocking survey found around 4,600 "catchable" (10 inches or longer) trout per mile in sections of this river. - Local News

  • Redskins game and he said every pass isn't always catchable which is true thats not a shot; I never heard make excuses about the drops either if you bring up the drops he can bring up he had the most td's also.

    Sports News :

  • This year Silver Creek got over 3,000 "catchable" rainbows, up from the asked for amount.'s Homepage Articles

  • All other balls are considered to be "catchable," and are analyzed further using a range model.

    Baseball Analysts

  • Gets the ball out quickly and throws a 'catchable' ball on quick-hitters.

    Sports Central | Articles and Columns

  • The defense tonight has excelled with only Carl Crawford's inability to snag Kevin Youkilis 'hooking line drive standing out as a' catchable 'moment.

    Red Sox Reality Check


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