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n A piece of cloth, or other suitable material, sewed or otherwise fixed upon a garment to repair or strengthen it, especially upon an old garment to cover a hole.
n A small piece of anything used to repair damage or a breach; as, a patch on a kettle, a roof, etc.
n A repair intended to be used for a limited time; (differs from previous usage in that it is intended to be a temporary fix and the size of the repair is irrelevant).
This usage can mean that the repair is temporary because it is an early but necessary step in the process of properly, completely repairing something,
n A small, usually contrasting but always somehow different or distinct, part of something else (location, time, size);
n A small piece of black silk stuck on the face, or neck to heighten beauty; as in, imitation beauty mark.
n (medicine) A piece of material used to cover a wound.
n (medicine) A cover worn over a damaged eye, an eyepatch.
n (computing) A patch file, a file used for input to a patch program or that describes changes made to a computer file or files, usually changes made to a computer program that fix a programming bug.
n A small piece of material that is manually passed through a gun barrel to clean it.
n A piece of greased cloth or leather used as wrapping for a rifle ball, to make it fit the bore.
n (often|'patch cable', 'patch cord'(,) etc.; see also patch panel) A cable connecting two pieces of electrical equipment.
v To mend by sewing on a piece or pieces of cloth, leather, or the like; as, to patch a coat.
v To mend with pieces; to repair by fastening pieces on.
v To make out of pieces or patches, like a quilt.
v To join or unite the pieces of; to patch the skirt.
v A temporary, removable electronic connection, as one between two components in a communications system.
v To repair or arrange in a hasty or clumsy manner; – generally with up; as, to patch up a truce.
v (computing) To make the changes a patch describes; to apply a patch to the files in question. Hence:
v To connect two pieces of electrical equipment using a cable.
n (archaic) A paltry fellow; a rogue; a ninny; a fool.