Put vs Patch - What's the difference?

put | patch |


As an acronym put

is (software|testing).

As an initialism put

is (electronics).

As a proper noun patch is

.

put

English

(wikipedia put)

Etymology 1

From (etyl) putten, puten, poten, from (etyl) .

Verb

  • To place something somewhere.
  • * , chapter=8
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients , passage=Philander went into the next room
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=20 citation , passage=‘No. I only opened the door a foot and put my head in. The street lamps shine into that room. I could see him. He was all right. Sleeping like a great grampus. Poor, poor chap.ā€™}}
  • To bring or set into a certain relation, state or condition.
  • (finance) To exercise a put option.
  • To express something in a certain manner.
  • * Hare
  • All this is ingeniously and ably put .
  • (athletics) To throw a heavy iron ball, as a sport.
  • To steer; to direct one's course; to go.
  • * (John Dryden)
  • His fury thus appeased, he puts to land.
  • To play a card or a hand in the game called put.
  • To attach or attribute; to assign.
  • to put a wrong construction on an act or expression
  • (obsolete) To lay down; to give up; to surrender.
  • * Wyclif Bible, John xv. 13
  • No man hath more love than this, that a man put his life for his friends.
  • To set before one for judgment, acceptance, or rejection; to bring to the attention.
  • to put''' a question; to '''put a case
  • * Berkeley
  • Put' the perception and you ' put the mind.
  • * Milton
  • These verses, originally Greek, were put in Latin.
  • (obsolete) To incite; to entice; to urge; to constrain; to oblige.
  • * Jonathan Swift
  • These wretches put us upon all mischief.
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • Put me not to use the carnal weapon in my own defence.
  • * Milton
  • Thank him who puts me, loath, to this revenge.
  • (mining) To convey coal in the mine, as for example from the working to the tramway.
  • (Raymond)
    Derived terms
    * put about * put across * put aside * put away * put back * put by * put down * put end * put forth * put forward * put in * put in place * put in practice * put into * put off * put on * put on airs * put on a pedestal * put one over * put one's cards on the table * put one's house in order * put one's money where one's mouth is * put one's name in the hat * put out * put out feelers * put over * put paid to * put someone in mind of * put through * put to * put together * put to rest * put two and two together * put under * put up * put up with * put upon * put with * put wise * put words in someone's mouth * putable * puttable * input * output
    See also
    putten

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (business) A right to sell something at a predetermined price.
  • (finance) A contract to sell a security at a set price on or before a certain date.
  • He bought a January '08 put for Procter and Gamble at 80 to hedge his bet.
  • * Johnson's Cyc.
  • A put and a call may be combined in one instrument, the holder of which may either buy or sell as he chooses at the fixed price.
  • The act of putting; an action; a movement; a thrust; a push.
  • the put of a ball
  • * L'Estrange
  • The stag's was a forc'd put , and a chance rather than a choice.
  • An old card game.
  • (Young)
    See also
    * (Stock option) * call * option

    Etymology 2

    Origin unknown. Perhaps related to (etyl) pwt.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) An idiot; a foolish person.
  • * Bramston
  • Queer country puts extol Queen Bess's reign.
  • * F. Harrison
  • What droll puts the citizens seem in it all.
  • * 1749 , Henry Fielding, Tom Jones , Folio Society 1973, p. 244:
  • The old put wanted to make a parson of me, but dā€”n me, thinks I to myself, I'll nick you there, old cull; the devil a smack of your nonsense shall you ever get into me.

    Etymology 3

    (etyl) pute.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A prostitute.
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    patch

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) patche, . Alternatively, perhaps a variant of (etyl) .

    Noun

    (es)
  • A piece of cloth, or other suitable material, sewed or otherwise fixed upon a garment to repair or strengthen it, especially upon an old garment to cover a hole.
  • His sleeves had patches on the elbows where different fabric had been sewn on to replace material that had worn away.
  • A small piece of anything used to repair damage or a breach; as, a patch on a kettle, a roof, etc.
  • I can't afford to replace the roof, which is what it really needs. I'll have the roofer apply a patch .
  • A repair intended to be used for a limited time; (differs from previous usage in that it is intended to be a temporary fix and the size of the repair is irrelevant).
    This usage can mean that the repair is temporary because it is an early but necessary step in the process of properly, completely repairing something,
  • Before you can fix a dam, you have to apply a patch to the hole so that everything can dry off.
    or that it is temporary because it is not meant to last long or will be removed as soon as a proper repair can be made, which will happen in the near future.
    "This patch should hold until you reach the city," the mechanic said as he patted the car's hood.
  • A small, usually contrasting but always somehow different or distinct, part of something else (location, time, size);
  • The world economy had a rough patch in the 1930s.
    The storms last summer washed away parts of the road so we can expect some rough patches up ahead.
    To me, a normal cow is white with black patches , but Sarah's from Texas and most of the cows there have solid brown, black, or red coats.
    Doesn't that patch of clouds looks like a bunny?
    I lost my locket in this patch of grass here.
    When ice skating, be sure to stay away from reeds, there's always thin patches of ice there and you could fall through.
    I never get first place because on track eight, right after you pass the windmill, there's a patch of oil in the road that always gets me.
  • A small piece of black silk stuck on the face or neck to heighten beauty; an imitation beauty mark.
  • * Beaumont and Fletcher
  • Your black patches you wear variously.
  • (medicine) A piece of material used to cover a wound.
  • (medicine) An adhesive piece of material, impregnated with a drug, which is worn on the skin; the drug being slowly absorbed over a period of time.
  • Many people use a nicotine patch to wean themselves off of nicotine.
  • (medicine) A cover worn over a damaged eye, an eyepatch.
  • He had scratched his cornea so badly that his doctor told him to wear a patch .
  • A block on the muzzle of a gun, to do away with the effect of dispart, in sighting.
  • (computing) A patch file, a file used for input to a patch program or that describes changes made to a computer file or files, usually changes made to a computer program that fix a programming bug.
  • A small piece of material that is manually passed through a gun barrel to clean it.
  • A piece of greased cloth or leather used as wrapping for a rifle ball, to make it fit the bore.
  • A cable connecting two pieces of electrical equipment.
  • A sound setting for a musical synthesizer (originally selected by means of a patch cable).
  • Synonyms
    * (piece of black silk) beauty spot * section, area, blotch, spot, period of time, spell, stretch * diff file
    Derived terms
    * cabbage patch * not a patch on * patch file * patch up * patchwork * patchy

    Verb

    (es)
  • To mend by sewing on a piece or pieces of cloth, leather, or the like; as, to patch a coat.
  • *, chapter=8
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients , passage=That concertina was a wonder in its way. The handles that was on it first was wore out long ago, and he'd made new ones of braided rope yarn. And the bellows was patched in more places than a cranberry picker's overalls.}}
  • To mend with pieces; to repair by fastening pieces on.
  • To make out of pieces or patches, like a quilt.
  • To join or unite the pieces of; to patch the skirt.
  • A temporary, removable electronic connection, as one between two components in a communications system.
  • * (rfdate) The Matrix Revolutions , Scene: Starting the Logos, 00:43:09 - 00:43:32
  • [the control panel of hovercraft'' The Logos ''has lit up after being jumped by'' The Hammer]
    Sparky: ''She lives again.''
    Crew member of The Hammer via radio: ''You want us to patch an uplink to reload the software, Sparky?''
    Sparky: ''Yeah, that'd be swell. And can you clean the windshield while you're at it?
  • To repair or arrange in a hasty or clumsy manner; ā€“ generally with up; as, to patch up a truce.
  • (computing) To make the changes a patch describes; to apply a patch to the files in question. Hence:
  • # To fix or improve a computer program without a complete upgrade.
  • # To make a quick and possibly temporary change to a program.
  • To connect two pieces of electrical equipment using a cable.
  • Synonyms
    * See also

    See also

    * diff * diff file

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (es)
  • (archaic) A paltry fellow; a rogue; a ninny; a fool.
  • * 1610 , , act 3 scene 2
  • What a pied ninny's this! Thou scurvy patch !

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