Example sentences for: patch

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  • Similarly, no real police officer has, in my hearing, ever referred to his territory as either his manor or his patch , both terms being the norm in British cop shows.

  • In the first place, with all the new dictionaries published since 1960 and the updatings and revisions of existing works that continue to appear, both in the US and the UK, it is difficult to see why Green chose to go back to 1960 as a point of departure, unless one takes into account the publication of the Barnhart Dictionary of New English Since 1963 (1973) and its second edition (1980) and assumes that this book was intended to compete with them; certainly, Neologisms hasn't patch on Barnhart's books.

  • As played by Robin Williams, Patch Adams is first an "insufferable, sermonizing medical student" (Joe Morgenstern, the Wall Street Journal ) and later an in-your-face clown-doctor with a bedpan on his head and squeaky balloon animals in his hands.

  • Approximately 90% of all neurons in the striatum - 1.5 to 2.5 million in mice [ 1, 2] and 110-200 million in humans [ 3, 4] - belong to an unusual type 'of inhibitory projection cell referred to as medium spiny neurons [ 5 6 7 8 ] . Striatal neurons are divided into two major subpopulations (patch and matrix), that have somewhat different gene expression profiles and have different patterns of pre- and postsynaptic connections [ 9 10 11 12 13 ] .

  • With his rampant curls, bluff growl, black eye patch, and bright-colored pirate shirts and scarves, he's the perfect foil to geek chic, a year-round version of the "Seafair Pirates" who frolic at our big summer parade--the artist for the new buccaneer capitalism, the jester who amuses (but never challenges) the geeks.


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