use patchwork in a sentence.
If you define originality as a clumsy patchwork of existing pieces.
Summary: One big surprise was the patchwork nature of the genome with avian, reptilian and mammalian features...
Switzerland is a federation of cantons with a patchwork of different electoral systems with some mechanisms for citizen-initiated referenda.
I love reading about how companies scale their BigHuge data but it bothers me that we still haven't reached the point where scalability is a commodity instead of a patchwork of technology that everyone actor solves in their own way.
Looking at the long, long list of Gems required by Rails these days, makes it look less like a framework, and more like a patchwork.
The internet is a patchwork of networks.
If it's an insane patchwork, perhaps.
Sure, I might have gone overboard, but the basic idea is still the same: That thing needs serious design thinking, not patchwork.
I can't count the number of different contexts where I've seen an OpenGL application show a patchwork of chunks of different applications mixed with crap...
Facebook deserves credit for making it possible to do it all within one big system, rather than rely on a patchwork of URLs.