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dry pack

a pack enveloping one in dry, warmed blankets to induce profuse perspiration.

dry pack

A procedure that is used in combination with a hot bath to induce perspiration. When leaving the hot bath, the patient is placed in a dry warm sheet and wrapped in several warm blankets.
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Use dry pack, sugar pack with 3/4 cup sugar per quart of fruit or medium or heavy syrup with 1/2 teaspoon ascorbic acid per quart of syrup.
food blending and packaging business, to CPC Dry Pack, Inc.
The new technology enables retailers/packers to seal onto narrow flanges and offer a totally clean and dry pack on the chiller shelf," says director Terry O'Connell.