parche


parche
m.
1 patch.
2 poultice (emplasto).
3 botch job (chapuza).
pres.subj.
3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) Present Subjunctive of Spanish verb: parchar.
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parche
nombre masculino
1 patch
2 figurado (chapuza) botch job
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FRASEOLOGÍA
poner un parche a algo to patch something up
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noun m.
patch
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SM
1) (=pieza) patch; [para un ojo] eye patch

parche de nicotina — nicotine patch

2) [provisional] temporary remedy, stopgap solution

poner parches — to paper over the cracks

3) (Med) (=cataplasma) poultice; Chile (=tirita) sticking plaster, Band-Aid ® (EEUU)
4) (Mús) (=piel de tambor) drumhead; (=tambor) drum
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masculino
a) (remiendo) patch

eso es poner parches al problema — that's just papering over the cracks

ojo or oído al parche! — (fam) watch out! (colloq)

b) (para un ojo) (eye) patch; (en herida) patch

colocarse el parche antes de la herida — (Chi fam) to take precautions

c) (en la piel) mark, blotch
d) (del tambor) drumhead
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= patch, poultice, sticking plaster, fix, quick fix, bug fix, kludge, stopgap [stop-gap], band aid, band-aid solution.
Ex. The article 'Shreds and patches: macrostatistics on libraries in the European Community' is a summary of the results of a study to compile economic and statistical data.
Ex. The article 'The application of Carbopol poultices on paper objects' discusses the characteristics and ageing process of Carbopol gels in relation to their application on paper.
Ex. The article in question is entitled 'The world and sticking plasters: or, how can we help developing countries?'.
Ex. A technological fix which prevents people from sending mail to more than a fixed number of people at once is needed.
Ex. The author calls for more market research rather than just tinkering or applying fashionable cosmetic quick fixes.
Ex. The company will continue to provide maintenance releases and bug fixes on all the systems for an indefinite period.
Ex. The article 'The elegant kludge' describes Windows 95 new features and points out some of the architectural anachronisms from the earlier Windows 3.1.
Ex. The author describes the role of CD-ROM technology as both temporary stopgap and long term solution to the problem of direct access to online databases.
Ex. This is a selection of US museums dedicated to some rather unusual and extraordinary subjects and exhibits, including beverage cans, sugar packets, band aids, hygiene products, road asphalt and navel fluff.
Ex. This decision is frequently a short-term band-aid solution with negative long-term implications.
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* hecho a base de parches = patchwork.
* parche ocular = eye patch [eyepatch].
* parche para el ojo = eye patch [eyepatch].
* poner parches = patch up, patch.
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masculino
a) (remiendo) patch

eso es poner parches al problema — that's just papering over the cracks

ojo or oído al parche! — (fam) watch out! (colloq)

b) (para un ojo) (eye) patch; (en herida) patch

colocarse el parche antes de la herida — (Chi fam) to take precautions

c) (en la piel) mark, blotch
d) (del tambor) drumhead
* * *
= patch, poultice, sticking plaster, fix, quick fix, bug fix, kludge, stopgap [stop-gap], band aid, band-aid solution.

Ex: The article 'Shreds and patches: macrostatistics on libraries in the European Community' is a summary of the results of a study to compile economic and statistical data.

Ex: The article 'The application of Carbopol poultices on paper objects' discusses the characteristics and ageing process of Carbopol gels in relation to their application on paper.
Ex: The article in question is entitled 'The world and sticking plasters: or, how can we help developing countries?'.
Ex: A technological fix which prevents people from sending mail to more than a fixed number of people at once is needed.
Ex: The author calls for more market research rather than just tinkering or applying fashionable cosmetic quick fixes.
Ex: The company will continue to provide maintenance releases and bug fixes on all the systems for an indefinite period.
Ex: The article 'The elegant kludge' describes Windows 95 new features and points out some of the architectural anachronisms from the earlier Windows 3.1.
Ex: The author describes the role of CD-ROM technology as both temporary stopgap and long term solution to the problem of direct access to online databases.
Ex: This is a selection of US museums dedicated to some rather unusual and extraordinary subjects and exhibits, including beverage cans, sugar packets, band aids, hygiene products, road asphalt and navel fluff.
Ex: This decision is frequently a short-term band-aid solution with negative long-term implications.
* hecho a base de parches = patchwork.
* parche ocular = eye patch [eyepatch].
* parche para el ojo = eye patch [eyepatch].
* poner parches = patch up, patch.

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parche
masculine
A
1 (remiendo) patch
le puse unos parches en los codos I put patches on the elbows
la nueva ley sólo le pone parches al problema the new law only papers over the cracks
estar como un parche to stick out like a sore thumb
¡ojo or oído al parche! (fam); watch out! (colloq)
ser un parche to be an eyesore
2 (para un ojo) eye patch, patch
3 (en la piel) mark, blotch
tenía dos parches de color en las mejillas her cheeks were flushed
4 (Chi) (curita) Band-Aid® (AmE), sticking plaster (BrE)
colocarse el parche antes de la herida (Chi fam); to take precautions
Compuestos:
parche anticonceptivo
contraceptive patch
parche curita
(Chi) Band-Aid® (AmE), sticking plaster (BrE)
parche de nicotina
nicotine patch
parche transdérmico
transdermal patch
B (del tambor) drumhead
C (Inf) patch
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parche sustantivo masculino
patch;
parche de nicotina nicotine patch

parche sustantivo masculino
1 patch
2 Med (cataplasma) plaster: lleva un parche de nicotina, she wears a nicotine patch
3 pey (chapuza, pegote) botch-up: no se trata de que le pongas un parche, sino de que rehagas el artículo, it's not a question of making the best of a bad job, it's more a question of re-writing the whole article again

'parche' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
parchar
- rodillera
English:
patch
- nicotine
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parche nm
1. [de tela, goma] patch;
poner un parche a algo to put a patch on sth;
Comp
Fam
¡oído o [m5]ojo al parche! watch out!
Comp
Chile parche curita Br sticking plaster, US Band-Aid®;
parche de nicotina nicotine patch;
parche poroso Br medicated plaster, US medicated Band-Aid®
2. [en el ojo] eyepatch
3. [emplasto] poultice
4. [solución transitoria] makeshift solution;
la ley es sólo un parche al problema de la inmigración this law merely provides a makeshift solution to the problem of immigration;
la empresa sobrevive poniendo parches a sus problemas the company survives by papering over the cracks
5. Informát patch
6. [piel de tambor] drumhead
7. [tambor] drum
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parche
m
1 para ojo, agujero patch
2 fig (remedio temporal) band-aid, patch-up
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parche nm
: patch
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parche n patch [pl. patches]

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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