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patch(
pahch
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (sewing)
a. el parche
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Since I can't put a patch on these, I'll just buy new pants.Como no puedo ponerles un parche a estos pantalones, voy a comprarme unos nuevos.
b. el remiendo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
My mother put a patch on my jeans when they tore at the knee.Mi madre me puso un remiendo en los vaqueros cuando se rasgaron en la rodilla.
c. la codera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The designer added two patches to the sleeves of the cardigan.El diseñador puso dos corderas en las mangas del cárdigan.
d. la rodillera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Sam always had patches on his pants because his parents couldn't afford new ones.Sam siempre llevaba rodilleras en los pantalones porque a sus padres no les alcanzaba el dinero para comprarle nuevos.
2. (eyepatch)
a. el parche
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The pirate had a patch over one eye.El pirata tenía un parche en un ojo.
3. (repair for tires)
a. el parche
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I always carry patches with me in case my bike gets a flat.Siempre llevo parches por si acaso se me pincha una llanta de la bici.
4. (medicine)
a. el parche
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
If you are wearing nicotine patches, you shouldn't smoke because you run the risk of a heart attack.Si estás usando parches de nicotina, no deberías fumar porque corres el riesgo de tener un infarto.
5. (area)
a. el trozo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The thaw had started, but there were still patches of snow here and there.Había empezado el deshielo, pero todavía quedaban trozos de nieve dispersos.
b. la mancha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A patch of oil formed underneath his car where it was leaking.Una mancha de aceite se formó debajo de su carro donde goteaba.
c. el pedazo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I think I still have a patch of carpet we can use to make a doormat.Creo que tengo todavía un pedazo de alfombra que podemos usar para hacer un felpudo.
d. la zona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
There was a patch of red skin where she had been scratching her neck.Había una zona de piel roja donde se había rascado el cuello.
6. (plot of land) (United Kingdom)
a. el terreno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
There is a small patch on the farm behind the barn where the horses can run.Hay un pequeño terreno en la granja detrás del granero donde los caballos pueden correr.
b. la parcela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The gardener transformed the barren patch of land into a beautiful garden.El jardinero transformó la parcela de tierra yerma en un hermoso jardín.
7. (territory) (United Kingdom)
a. el territorio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A new gang was trying to move into our patch.Una pandilla nueva intentaba invadir nuestro territorio.
8. (period of time)
a. la racha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I went through a rough patch last year when I had hardly any work at all.El año pasado pasé por una mala racha cuando casi no había trabajo.
9. (computing)
a. el parche
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The developers added a patch to the code to improve its functionality.Los desarrolladores añadieron un parche al código para mejorar su funcionalidad.
10. (military)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la insignia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The patches on the soldier's sleeves indicated his rank and battalion.Las insignias en las mangas de la camisa del soldado indicaban su grado y batallón.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
11. (to repair)
a. remendar
My mom patched my pants so well that you could barely see where they had torn.Mi mamá me remendó los pantalones tan bien que apenas se podía ver donde se habían rasgado.
b. poner un parche a
If you patch that hole, the sweater will be fine.Si pones un parche a ese agujero, el suéter quedará perfecto.
c. parchar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
My dad helped me to patch my bike tire when I got a flat.Mi papá me ayudó a parchar la rueda de mi bici cuando se me pinchó.
12. (telecommunications)
a. conectar
Please wait and we'll patch you into the conference call shortly.Espera que te conectamos a la teleconferencia en seguida.
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patch
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of cloth)
a. el remiendo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(eye) patchparche (en el ojo)
2. (colloquial)
a.
his last novel isn't a patch on the otherssu última novela no le llega ni a la suela de los zapatos a las anteriores
3. (of color, light)
a. la mancha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
a patch of blue skyun claro
4. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a.
to be going through a bad or rough patchestar pasando por un bache
5. (of land)
a. el parcela f, terreno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
6. (of prostitute, salesperson) (United Kingdom)
a. la zona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
7. (colloquial)
a.
keep off my patch!¡fuera de mi territorio!
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
8. (hole, garment)
a. remendar, poner un parche en
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patch [pætʃ]
noun
1 (mend) (on clothing) remiendo (m); parche (m); (on tyre, wound) parche (m)
this book's not a patch on the other one este libro no tiene ni punto de comparación con el otro
2 (stain) mancha (f); (small area) pedazo (m)
a patch of oil una mancha de aceite; a patch of blue sky un pedazo de cielo azul; un claro; a patch of blue flowers un área de flores azules; the team is going through a bad patch el equipo está pasando por una mala racha; then we hit a bad patch of road dimos luego con un tramo de carretera bastante malo
3 (piece of land) parcela (f); terreno (m)
4 (territory) territorio (m)
but this is their patch pero este es territorio de ellos; they must get off our patch tienen que largarse de nuestro territorio (informal)
5 (Comput) ajuste (m)
transitive verb
[+garment, hole] remendar; poner remiendos a
a pair of patched jeans unos vaqueros con remiendos
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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