Example sentences for: patch

How can you use “patch” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • You can see all the anger and exhilaration of the period in this large piece (nearly 3 feet by 4), full of wheels and crowds and heads whose eyes have been replaced by other things, its yellowed newsprint color jazzed by a patch of blue in the upper left, its improvisatorial speed of execution shown by how the glued surfaces have rippled.

  • 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.

  • The word was originally a theatrical term for a showy trick or patch of high-flown, grandiose language that actors would use to attract (`trap') applause (`claps') from their audiences.

  • Currents were recorded with an AXOPATCH 200B patch clamp amplifier (Axon Instruments, Inc., CA), and stored on videotape using a VR-10A digital data recorder (Instrutech Corp., NY).

  • Only when the difference in standing crop between red and blue flowers is so large that it compensates for the reduced detectability of red flowers, will bees start visiting the red patch.


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