wet pack

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noun Medicine/Medical.

a type of bath in which wet sheets are applied to the patient.

Nearby words

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  2. wet machine,
  3. wet mop,
  4. wet nurse,
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  8. wet puddling,
  9. wet room,
  10. wet rot

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Examples from the Web for wet pack

  • "We've been using the ice-pack and wet-pack to bring down the temperature in place of the cold bath," the doctor explained.

    A Man's Woman|Frank Norris


British Dictionary definitions for wet pack

wet pack

noun

med a hot or cold damp sheet or blanket for wrapping around a patient
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