Definition Of patches
a period of time seen as a distinct unit with a characteristic quality.
he may have been going through a bad patch
a piece of cloth or other material used to mend or strengthen a torn or weak point.
For extra attention, select a cardigan with small pockets or leather patches on the elbows.
a small piece of ground, especially one used for gardening.
they spent Sundays digging their vegetable patch
a temporary electrical or telephone connection.
We also called the admiral's office and had a cellphone patch directly to his aide.
connect by a temporary electrical, radio, or telephonic connection.
Ralph had patched her through to the meeting by walkie-talkie