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    patch - Dictionary definition and meaning for word patch

    Definition
    (noun) a small contrasting part of something
    Synonyms : dapple , fleck , maculation , speckle , spot
    Example Sentence
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
    Definition
    (noun) a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    Example Sentence
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch
    Definition
    (noun) a piece of cloth used as decoration or to mend or cover a hole Definition
    (noun) a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition
    Synonyms : piece , spell , while
    Example Sentence
    • he was here for a little while
    • I need to rest for a piece
    • a spell of good weather
    • a patch of bad weather
    Definition
    (noun) a short set of commands to correct a bug in a computer program Definition
    (noun) a connection intended to be used for a limited time
    Synonyms : temporary hookup
    Definition
    (noun) sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)
    Synonyms : darn , mend
    Example Sentence
    • her stockings had several mends
    Definition
    (noun) a protective cloth covering for an injured eye
    Synonyms : eyepatch
    Definition
    (noun) a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body
    Synonyms : bandage
    Definition
    (verb) to join or unite the pieces of
    Synonyms : piece
    Example Sentence
    • patch the skirt
    Definition
    (verb) provide with a patch; also used metaphorically
    Example Sentence
    • The field was patched with snow
    Definition
    (verb) mend by putting a patch on
    Synonyms : patch up
    Example Sentence
    • patch a hole
    Definition
    (verb) repair by adding pieces
    Synonyms : piece
    Example Sentence
    • She pieced the china cup
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