a cold towel, ice bag, etc., applied to the body to reduce swelling, relieve pain, etc.
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 water or steam.
- Compare hot pack.
Other definitions for cold-pack (2 of 2)
to place a cold pack on: to cold-pack a feverish patient.
to can (food) by the cold-pack method.
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How to use cold pack in a sentence
American has both temperature-controlled containers and pre-packaged shipments with cold packs or dry ice.Airlines are facing ‘mission of the century’ in shipping COVID vaccines | McKenna Moore | December 1, 2020 | Fortune
For the salad here shown, tomatoes and beans canned by the cold-pack method were used.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
This illustration shows, with a few exceptions, such foods canned by the one-period cold-pack method, and merits close inspection.
A number of such devices are manufactured for canning by the cold-pack method, but it is possible to improvise one in the home.
Then the jars of food are removed and sealed as in the one-period cold-pack method.
The best process for canning such foods is the one-period cold-pack method.
British Dictionary definitions for cold pack
a method of lowering the body temperature by wrapping a person in a sheet soaked in cold water
the sheet so used
a tinning process in which raw food is packed in cans or jars and then heated
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