- n. 眼罩；斑点；碎片；小块土地
- vt. 修补；解决；掩饰
- vi. 打补丁
- n. (Patch)人名；(英)帕奇
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- patch: see piece
- patch (v.)
- mid-15c., from patch (n.1). Electronics sense of "to connect temporarily" is attested from 1923. Related: Patched; patching.
- patch (n.1)
- "piece of cloth used to mend another material," late 14c., of obscure origin, perhaps a variant of pece, pieche, from Old North French pieche (see piece (n.)), or from an unrecorded Old English word (but Old English had claðflyhte "a patch"). Phrase not a patch on "nowhere near as good as" is from 1860.
- patch (n.2)
- "fool, clown," 1540s, perhaps from Italian pazzo "fool," of unknown origin. Possibly from Old High German barzjan "to rave" [Klein]. But Buck says pazzo is originally euphemistic, and from Latin patiens "suffering," in medical use, "the patient." Form perhaps influenced by folk etymology derivation from patch (n.1), on notion of a fool's patched garb.
- 1. The company I work for went through a rough patch.
- 2. He's not a patch on the rest of the Cabinet.
- 3. They tried digging in a patch just below the cave.
- 4. There was a patch of waste land behind the church.
- 5. Handsome, she thought, but not a patch on Alex.
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