Unmatched vs Unpatched - What's the difference?

unmatched | unpatched |


As adjectives the difference between unmatched and unpatched

is that unmatched is (of a pair of things) not matched; odd while unpatched is not fitted with patches.

As a verb unmatched

is (unmatch).

unmatched

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (of a pair of things) not matched; odd
  • (of a single thing) not matched with anything else
  • peerless; unrivalled; beyond comparison
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (unmatch)
  • unpatched

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Not fitted with patches.
  • ragged, unpatched jeans
  • (computing) For which a patch is not yet available.
  • * 2007 , Harris et al'', ''Gray Hat Hacking: The Ethical Hacker's Handbook
  • Microsoft is actually pretty good about warning users about active attacks abusing unpatched vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer.
  • (computing) Not patched; to which a patch has not been applied.
  • * 2003 , Derek Vadala, Managing RAID on Linux
  • When working with kernel patches, it's a good idea to apply them to a clean, unpatched kernel.