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patch meaning and definition

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PATCH noun

Definition of patch (noun)

  1. a small contrasting part of something
  2. a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
  3. a piece of cloth used as decoration or to mend or cover a hole
  4. a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition
    • "he was here for a little while"; "I need to rest for a piece"; "a spell of good weather"; "a patch of bad weather"
    • synonyms: piece, spell, while
  5. a short set of commands to correct a bug in a computer program
  6. a connection intended to be used for a limited time
  7. sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)
    • "her stockings had several mends"
    • synonyms: darn, mend
  8. a protective cloth covering for an injured eye
  9. a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body

PATCH verb

Definition of patch (verb)

  1. to join or unite the pieces of
    • "patch the skirt"
    • synonyms: piece
  2. provide with a patch; also used metaphorically
    • "The field was patched with snow"
  3. mend by putting a patch on
  4. repair by adding pieces
    • "She pieced the china cup"
    • synonyms: piece
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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