wet pack

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

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How to use wet pack in a sentence

  • The men cursed volubly as they worked over the animal and readjusted the wet pack, which had slipped to one side.

    Mystery Ranch | Arthur Chapman
  • "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
  • She removed the wet pack from his head and carefully cleaned the wound.

    Ashton Kirk, Secret Agent | John T. McIntyre
  • There are two general methods of canning shrimp—the "dry pack" and "wet pack."

    Every Step in Canning | Grace Viall Gray
  • There is nothing able to relieve the patient as much as the dampness of the wet pack.

British Dictionary definitions for wet pack

wet pack

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

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