a piece of material placed over a hole or a damaged or worn place to cover or strengthen it
pad worn over an injured eye to protect it
part of a surface that is different in color
small area of sth
small piece of land
area in which sb works
mend a garment by covering a hole or worn place with a patch
repair sth especially quickly or temporarily
settle or resolve (a quarrel, dispute, etc.)
"a bald spot"
"a leopard's spots"
"a patch of clouds"
"patches of thin ice"
"a fleck of red"
"a bean plot"
"a cabbage patch"
"a briar patch"
"he was here for a little while"
"I need to rest for a piece"
"a spell of good weather"
"a patch of bad weather"
"her stockings had several mends"
"patch the skirt"
"The field was patched with snow"
"patch a hole"
"She pieced the china cup"
A paper patch was slapped over the bullet hole.
出自： R. Kipling
He wore..a brown tweed jacket with patches all over it.
出自： R. Dahl
He repaired his socks and patched his old shirts.
出自： B. Malamud
Two pairs of windows with cardboard patching broken panes.
出自： N. Gordimer
汽车简单地修一下就得花400美元。 patch sb/sth ⇔ up
The doctor will soon patch you up.
大夫很快就会给你处理包扎好的。 patch sth ⇔ up
They have managed to patch up their differences.