Share this entry

Share this page

security patch

Syllabification: se·cu·ri·ty patch

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of security patch in English:

noun

A software or operating-system patch that is intended to correct a vulnerability to hacking or viral infection: an email purporting to be a security patch from Microsoft support

Definition of security patch in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something