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

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