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The dictionary lists many words for "patch" but none that explicitly state they mean patch in the software sense of the word.

EDIT: Dictionary has now been updated

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It's 补丁. Like the English word "patch", this word can also mean "a piece of cloth used to cover holes in clothes when they get worn".

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Quite simple... :D –  Alenanno Feb 28 '12 at 13:43
    
coool.. i'll submit an update for CC-CEDICT –  trideceth12 Feb 28 '12 at 22:56
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