What is patch?

  • (verb): Provide with a patch; also used metaphorically.
    Example: "The field was patched with snow"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on patch:

Cabbage Patch Dance
... The cabbage patch dance is a dance involving putting the hands together in the form of fists and moving them in a horizontal, circular motion ... The dance they made was featured in the song "The Cabbage Patch." It soon became very popular, showing up in many dance clubs in America ... derived from the popular line of dolls "The Cabbage Patch Kids" ...
Patch, St. Louis - Demographics
... In 2010 Patch's racial makeup was 71.3% White, 21.2% Black, 0.7% Native American, 1.3% Asian, 4.2% Two or More Races, and 1.4% Some Other Race ...
Dermal Patch
... A dermal patch or skin patch is a medicated adhesive patch that is placed on the skin to deliver a medication into the skin ... This is in contrast to a transdermal patch, which delivers the medication through the skin and into the bloodstream ...
Major League Baseball 2K9 - Development
... The game received a day one patch on March 3, 2009 to fix a compromised franchise mode and connectivity issues ... A second patch has been released for the PS3 on April 1, 2009 and for PC and Xbox 360 on April 3, 2009 ... The patch has addressed many issues, but most notably the AI batting aggression and the ease of home runs in online mode and certain difficulties ...
Mortimer's Patch
... Mortimer's Patch was a popular TVNZ police drama from the early 1980s ... Mortimer's Patch at the IMDb database First episode at NZonscreen.com This New Zealand television-related article is a stub ...

More definitions of "patch":

  • (noun): A small area of ground covered by specific vegetation.
    Example: "A cabbage patch"; "a briar patch"
    Synonyms: plot, plot of ground
  • (noun): A connection intended to be used for a limited time.
    Synonyms: temporary hookup
  • (noun): A period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition.
    Example: "A patch of bad weather"
    Synonyms: while, piece, spell
  • (noun): A piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body.
    Synonyms: bandage
  • (verb): Repair by adding pieces.
    Synonyms: piece
  • (noun): A piece of cloth used as decoration or to mend or cover a hole.
  • (verb): To join or unite the pieces of.
    Example: "Patch the skirt"
    Synonyms: piece
  • (noun): Sewing or darning that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment).
    Synonyms: mend, darn
  • (noun): A short set of commands to correct a bug in a computer program.
  • (verb): Mend by putting a patch on.
    Example: "Patch a hole"
    Synonyms: patch up
  • (noun): A protective cloth covering for an injured eye.
    Synonyms: eyepatch

Famous quotes containing the word patch:

    Imperious Caesar, dead and turned to clay,
    Might stop a hole to keep the wind away.
    O that that earth which kept the world in awe
    Should patch a wall t’expel the winter’s flaw!
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    I sing a hero’s head, large eye
    And bearded bronze, but not a man,

    Although I patch him as I can
    And reach through him almost to man.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    Whatever patch of limb
    he gazes on
    with unblinking eyes,
    I cover up
    but I want him to see it all anyway.
    Hla Stavhana (c. 50 A.D.)