define: patch

patch /paCH/ noun: patch; plural noun: patches Middle English (pacche): perhaps from a variant of Old French pieche, dialect variant of piece:  Vulgar Latin pedaceum literally, something measured a piece of material used to mend or cover a hole or a weak spot a small piece : scrap a temporary connection in a communication system a part of something marked out from the rest by a particular characteristic a small piece of ground, especially one used for gardening an area for which someone is responsible or in which they operate a period of time seen as a distinct unit with a characteristic quality a preset configuration or sound-data file in an electronic musical instrument, especially a synthesizer verb: patch; 3rd person present: patches; past [...]

define: patch 2017-05-19T06:33:10+00:00