the automated identification of shapes or forms or patterns of speech.
- Pattern sensitive epilepsy
pattern sensitive epilepsy pat·tern sensitive epilepsy (pāt’ərn) n. A form of reflex epilepsy precipitated by seeing certain patterns.
- Patter of tiny feet
noun phrase imminent childbirth; also called pitter-patter of tiny feet Examples My editor will soon hear the patter of tiny feet. Usage Note slang noun phrase Having young children around; also, imminent childbirth
noun 1. a comic song depending for its humorous effect on rapid enunciation of the words, occurring most commonly in comic opera and operetta. noun 1. (music) a humorous song or aria, the text of which consists of rapid strings of words
[pat] /pæt/ verb (used with object), patted, patting. 1. to strike lightly or gently with something flat, as with a paddle or the palm of the hand, usually in order to flatten, smooth, or shape: to pat dough into flat pastry forms. 2. to stroke or tap gently with the palm or fingers as an […]