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'patch' - used as a noun
1. a small contrasting part of something
a patch of clouds
patches of thin ice
2. a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
a cabbage patch
a briar patch
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
a patch of bad weather
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)
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' - used as a verb
10. to join or unite the pieces of
patch the skirt
11. provide with a patch; also used metaphorically
The field was patched with snow
12. mend by putting a patch on
patch a hole
13. repair by adding pieces

derived forms
1. Patch / Plural
patches
2. Patch / Past
patched
3. Patch / Third Person
patches
4. Patch / Present Participle
patching
Variations of 'patch'
 
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Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces, and which most men throw away. - Click here to find out.
Fact of the day
Beluga whales which are also called "white whales" are not born white. They are born grey in color, and by the age of six become completely white.