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Definitions of patch:
  • noun:   a piece of cloth used as decoration or to mend or cover a hole
  • noun:   a short set of commands to correct a bug in a computer program
  • noun:   a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body
  • noun:   a protective cloth covering for an injured eye
  • noun:   sewing or darning that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)
  • noun:   a connection intended to be used for a limited time
  • noun:   a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    Example: "A cabbage patch"
  • noun:   a small contrasting part of something
    Example: "A patch of clouds"
  • noun:   a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition
    Example: "A patch of bad weather"
  • verb:   provide with a patch; also used metaphorically
    Example: "The field was patched with snow"
  • verb:   mend by putting a patch on
    Example: "Patch a hole"
  • verb:   to join or unite the pieces of
    Example: "Patch the skirt"
  • verb:   repair by adding pieces
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 50000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #6066)

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See patch used in context: 27 poetry verses, 12 Shakespeare works, 1 Mother Goose rhyme, 28 definitions

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