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Princeton's WordNet

  1. patchedadjective

    mended usually clumsily by covering a hole with a patch

    "patched jeans"

  2. patched, spotty, spottedadjective

    having spots or patches (small areas of contrasting color or texture)

    "a field patched with ice and snow"; "the wall had a spotty speckled effect"; "a black-and-white spotted cow"


  1. patchedadjective

    Mended, usually clumsily by covering a hole with a patch; as, patched jeans.


  1. patchedadjective

    Having been patched.


  1. Patched

    Patched (Ptc) is a conserved 12-pass transmembrane protein receptor that plays an obligate negative regulatory role in the Hedgehog signaling pathway in insects and vertebrates. Patched is an essential gene in embryogenesis for proper segmentation in the fly embryo, mutations in which may be embryonic lethal. Patched functions as the receptor for the Hedgehog protein and controls its spatial distribution, in part via endocytosis of bound Hedgehog protein, which is then targeted for lysosomal degradation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Patched

    of Patch

  2. Etymology: [p. p. of patch, v. t..]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of patched in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of patched in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of patched in a Sentence

  1. Matt Konenkamp:

    It patches a hole in our existing law relative to emergency situations, if we're forced to declared an emergency in response to a public safety need that's triggered by people that are gathering for peaceful protests, to object to the TransCanada pipeline, we will have this hole patched in our existing law.

  2. Recorded Future:

    Healthcare is a particularly tricky area for ransomware, many healthcare systems are locked down by vendors, so healthcare systems often can't be patched in the same way other sectors can patch. This means that healthcare organizations have to take other measures to protect themselves.

  3. Lou Steinberg:

    Make sure that all critical and all internet-facing systems are fully patched to mitigate ransomware and data destruction, use multi-factor authentication to log in to critical systems … and to prevent unauthorized changes (like turning off power or opening a valve on a dam).

  4. Simon Pope:

    It is important that affected systems are patched as quickly as possible because of the elevated risks associated with wormable vulnerabilities like these, and downloads for these can be found in the Microsoft Security Update Guide.

  5. Defense Secretary Ash Carter:

    They'd discovered an old vulnerability in one of our legacy networks that hadn't been patched.

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