catch pit

noun

a pit in a drainage system in which matter that might otherwise block a sewer is collected so that it may periodically be removedUS and Canadian name: catch basin

Nearby words

  1. catch off guard,
  2. catch on,
  3. catch one's breath,
  4. catch out,
  5. catch phrase,
  6. catch points,
  7. catch red-handed,
  8. catch sight of,
  9. catch some rays,
  10. catch some z's

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