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ice pack

n.
1. A floating mass of compacted ice fragments.
2. A folded sac filled with crushed ice and applied to sore or swollen parts of the body to reduce pain and inflammation. Also called ice bag.
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ice pack

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icepack

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1. a bag or folded cloth containing ice, applied to a part of the body, esp the head, to cool, reduce swelling, etc
2. (Physical Geography) another name for pack ice
3. a sachet containing a gel that can be frozen or heated and that retains its temperature for an extended period of time, used esp in cool bags
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pack′ ice`


n.
a large area of floating marine ice whose pieces are driven together by wind, current, etc. Also called ice pack.
[1840–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ice pack - a waterproof bag filled with ice: applied to the body (especially the head) to cool or reduce swellingice pack - a waterproof bag filled with ice: applied to the body (especially the head) to cool or reduce swelling
bag - a flexible container with a single opening; "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag"
2.ice pack - a large expanse of floating iceice pack - a large expanse of floating ice  
ice - the frozen part of a body of water
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Translations

ice pack

nimpacco di ghiacco
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References in classic literature ?
English whalers have given it the name of "ice blink." However thick the clouds may be, it is always visible, and announces the presence of an ice pack or bank.
It does not pay to "fly" minerals and oil a mile farther than is necessary; but the risks of transhipping to submersibles in the ice pack off Nain or Hebron are so great that these heavy freighters fly down to Halifax direct, and scent the air as they go.
The group had been caught storing ice packs in Thailand, and in 2017, a New York member appeared to seek out a foreign ice pack manufacturer.
Fred watched the remainder of the training session from the touchline with an ice pack wrapped around his right ankle.
He is getting some relief with a sling and an ice pack. "An old injury to the left shoulder has through time and activity and age been giving nagging pain...
First and foremost, the application of cryo or ice pack therapy has proven time and again to be one of the most effective ways to reduce lower back pain following an injury.
That multi-layer ice pack has shrunk over the past several decades.
Never put an ice pack straight on a bruise as it can freeze skin and cause damage.
"Even with all the high-tech gizmos and gadgets, an ice pack remains the most effective methods to relieve back and neck pain at home.
We performed two simulated experiments aiming to quantify: (1) The effect of wrapping a standard 500 mL fluid bag of normal saline in an ice pack on the rate of warming of fluid in the bag.
Just drop a refreezable ice pack in there with your pre-chilled cans or bottles and call it good.