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a pack of cloth or other material soaked in cold water or encasing ice.
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1. 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.
2. A canning process in which uncooked food is packed in jars or cans, then sterilized by heat.
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A therapy in which a patient is wrapped firmly in a sheet soaked in cold water, which may be beneficial for acute conditions, acting to eliminate various toxins.
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cold pack(kōld pak)
Pouch of cloth or other material soaked in cold water or encasing ice.
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