ice bag
noun Date: 1868 a waterproof bag to hold ice for local application of cold to the body

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ice bag — n a waterproof bag to hold ice for local application of cold to the body * * * a bag filled with ice, for applying cold to the body …   Medical dictionary

  • ice bag — ice′ bag n. med a waterproof bag filled with ice and applied to a part of the body, as to reduce pain or swelling • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • ice bag — n. a bag, as of rubber, for holding ice, applied to the body to reduce a swelling, ease pain, etc …   English World dictionary

  • ice bag — bag filled with ice, bag filled with a frozen liquid (applied to parts of the body to reduce swelling, fever, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ice bag — noun a waterproof bag filled with ice: applied to the body (especially the head) to cool or reduce swelling • Syn: ↑ice pack • Hypernyms: ↑bag * * * noun : a waterproof bag designed to hold cracked ice and used for local application of cold to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ice-bag —    Le ice bag est une sorte de sac doublé d un liquide frigorifique que l on met au congélateur. Lorsque l on veut rafraîchir une bouteille on sort le sac du congélateur puis on insère la bouteille à l intérieur. Il permet non seulement de… …   L'Abécédaire du Vin

  • ice bag — a waterproof bag to be filled with ice and applied to the head or another part of the body to be cooled. Also called ice pack. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • ice bag — noun A waterproof bag with a wide mouthed stopper designed to hold ice, for service as an ice pack …   Wiktionary

  • ice pack — ☆ ice pack n. 1. PACK ICE 2. an ice bag, folded cloth, etc. filled with crushed ice and applied to the body, as to reduce a swelling or ease pain …   English World dictionary

  • ice pack — ice′ pack n. 1) geo pack ice 2) med ice bag • Etymology: 1850–55 …   From formal English to slang

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