verb (used with object)
to place a cold pack on:
to cold-pack a feverish patient.
to can (food) by the cold-pack method.
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.
a tinning process in which raw food is packed in cans or jars and then heated
cold pack n.
A compress of gauze, cloth, or plastic filled or moistened with a cold fluid and applied externally to swollen or injured body parts to relieve pain and swelling.
[kohld-pach] /ˈkoʊldˌpætʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to apply a cold patch to. noun 1. a patch that may be applied by cement to the tube of an automobile tire or the like without vulcanization.
noun 1. the location in the northern or southern hemisphere having the coldest annual mean temperature in that hemisphere.
adjective 1. (of an unrefined oil such as olive oil) produced by pressing the parent seed, nut, or grain at the lowest possible temperature without any further pressing
- Cold pricklies
noun phrase Unpleasant and unwelcome comments; adverse criticism: The cast needed strokes, but they got cold pricklies [1970s+; the opposite of warm fuzzies]