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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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"One lad said: 'We're going to die, we're going to die.' I told them that they weren't and put a dry pack on the back of the injured lad's head.
The peas can be harvested fresh for immediate consumption or storage in home freezers, as well as fully dry -- for storage or sale as an attractive dry pack.
This complete system produces a dry pack that is ready for storage, whereas hot water shrinking previously required two operators to lower the wrapped block of cheese into a dip tank, which further slowed the process.