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Dictionary Definition

catching adj : (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection [syn: communicable, contagious, contractable, transmissible, transmittable]


1 (baseball) playing the position of catcher on a baseball team
2 the act of detecting something; catching sight of something [syn: detection, espial, spying, spotting]
3 becoming infected; "catching cold is sometimes unavoidable"; "the contracting of a serious illness can be financially catastrophic" [syn: contracting]

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  1. present participle of catch


  1. The action of the verb to catch.


  1. contagious

Extensive Definition

David (Dave) Catching (b. June 7 1961) is an American musician from Memphis, Tennessee. He has played the guitar for well-known hard rock bands Eagles of Death Metal, Queens of the Stone Age, Tex and the Horseheads, The Ringling Sisters, earthlings?, and Mondo Generator. He is also a member of Yellow #5, and the Gnarltones. He regularly appears on the music improv series, The Desert Sessions. He also appears as guitarist/organist on the two albums of the Mark Lanegan Band. In the early 80's, he was in a band called Cock Rock, that played at the legendary Antenna Club.
Catching is also a co-owner and founder of The Rancho De La Luna recording studio in Joshua Tree, California.
He currently resides in Joshua Tree and lists New Orleans, Louisiana as a second residence.

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catching in Finnish: Dave Catching
catching in Portuguese: Dave Catching

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