ice pack


noun


Nearby words

  1. ice maiden,
  2. ice man,
  3. ice milk,
  4. ice needle,
  5. ice needles,
  6. ice pellets,
  7. ice pick,
  8. ice plant,
  9. ice point,
  10. ice rain

Origin of ice pack

First recorded in 1850–55

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British Dictionary definitions for ice pack

ice pack

noun

a bag or folded cloth containing ice, applied to a part of the body, esp the head, to cool, reduce swelling, etc
another name for pack ice
a sachet containing a gel that can be frozen or heated and that retains its temperature for an extended period of time, used esp in cool bags
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Medicine definitions for ice pack

ice pack

[ īs ]

n.

A folded sac filled with crushed ice and applied to sore or swollen parts of the body to reduce pain and inflammation.

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