cold pack

cold pack
cold pack
n.
1. cold, wet blankets or sheets wrapped around a patient's body as a means of treatment
2. a process of canning foodstuffs in which the raw products are placed in jars first and then subjected to heat
3. a quickly activated, disposable chemical ice pack used in first aid, esp. for athletic injuries
cold-pack
vt.

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  • cold pack — Pack Pack, n. [Akin to D. pak, G. pack, Dan. pakke, Sw. packa, Icel. pakki, Gael. & Ir. pac, Arm. pak. Cf. {Packet}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A bundle made up and prepared to be carried; especially, a bundle to be carried on the back; a load for an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cold pack — Pack Pack, n. [Akin to D. pak, G. pack, Dan. pakke, Sw. packa, Icel. pakki, Gael. & Ir. pac, Arm. pak. Cf. {Packet}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A bundle made up and prepared to be carried; especially, a bundle to be carried on the back; a load for an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cold pack — n a sheet or blanket wrung out of cold water, wrapped around the patient s body, and covered with dry blankets compare HOT PACK * * * blankets, sheets, or towels that have been dipped in cold water, for wrapping a limb or the entire body …   Medical dictionary

  • cold pack — cold′ pack n. 1) a cold towel, ice bag, etc., applied to the body to reduce swelling, relieve pain, etc 2) coo a method of canning uncooked food by placing it in jars or cans and sterilizing in a bath of boiling water or steam • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang

  • cold pack — noun : a sheet or blanket wrung out of cold water, wrapped around the patient s body, and covered with dry blankets * * * 1. a cold towel, ice bag, etc., applied to the body to reduce swelling, relieve pain, etc. 2. Also called cold pack method,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cold-pack — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ transitive verb : to can or tin by the cold pack method cold pack peaches * * * /kohld pak /, v.t. 1. to place a cold pack on: to cold pack a feverish patient. 2. to can (food) by the cold pack method. [1920 25] * * * cold pack …   Useful english dictionary

  • cold-pack — /kohld pak /, v.t. 1. to place a cold pack on: to cold pack a feverish patient. 2. to can (food) by the cold pack method. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • cold pack — 1. a cold towel, ice bag, etc., applied to the body to reduce swelling, relieve pain, etc. 2. Also called cold pack method, raw pack method. a method of canning uncooked food by placing it in hot jars or cans and sterilizing in a bath of boiling… …   Universalium

  • cold pack — /ˈkoʊld pæk/ (say kohld pak) noun a cold towel, icebag, etc., applied to the body to reduce swelling, relieve pain, etc …  

  • cold-pack method — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun 1. : a method of canning fruits or vegetables that consists of (1) scalding or blanching, (2) packing immediately into hot containers and covering or sealing, (3) processing or sterilizing in a hot water bath or pressure cooker,… …   Useful english dictionary

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