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[kohld-pak] /ˈkoʊldˌpæk/

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.


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