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ice pack

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.

ice pack



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

pack′ ice`

a large area of floating marine ice whose pieces are driven together by wind, current, etc. Also called ice pack.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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" pack - a large expanse of floating iceice pack - a large expanse of floating ice  
ice - the frozen part of a body of water
References in classic literature ?
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.
They do," he wrote with an image in which he sports a fluorescent green ice pack on his shoulder and arm.
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.
Earlier estimates using shipboard observations and drill cores suggested that the Southern Ocean ice pack was about 1 meter on average.
If you feel a migraine coming on or already have one, lie down in a dark room and put an ice pack on your head.
The alleged victim said He's washing his hands when Udia, who was in his team tracksuit, asked him for help to tie an ice pack on for help to tie an ice pack on his leg.
Ice pack application may then become part of the nursing responsibilities for Magnesium sulfate administration provided that there is no significant alteration in drug efficacy.
The Arctic Ocean has long been protected from unsustainable resource exploitation due to its large ice pack.