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".

  • Quite simple... :D
    – Alenanno
    Feb 28, 2012 at 13:43
  • coool.. i'll submit an update for CC-CEDICT
    – jsj
    Feb 28, 2012 at 22:56

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