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Dictionary definition for: Patch

1. (n) a small contrasting part of something; "a bald spot" "a leopard''s spots" "a patch of clouds" "patches of thin ice" "a fleck of red"

2. (v) to join or unite the pieces of; "patch the skirt"

3. (n) a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation; "a bean plot" "a cabbage patch" "a briar patch"

4. (v) provide with a patch; also used metaphorically; "The field was patched with snow"

5. (n) a piece of cloth used as decoration or to mend or cover a hole

6. (v) mend by putting a patch on; "patch a hole"

7. (n) 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"

8. (v) repair by adding pieces; "She pieced the china cup"

9. (n) a short set of commands to correct a bug in a computer program

10. (n) a connection intended to be used for a limited time

11. (n) sewing or darning that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment) "her stockings had several mends"

12. (n) a protective cloth covering for an injured eye

13. (n) a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body

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