ice pack
noun Date: 1853 an expanse of pack ice

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Ice pack — Ice Ice ([imac]s), n. [OE. is, iis, AS. [=i]s; aksin to D. ijs, G. eis, OHG. [=i]s, Icel. [=i]ss, Sw. is, Dan. iis, and perh. to E. iron.] 1. Water or other fluid frozen or reduced to the solid state by cold; frozen water. It is a white or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ice pack — n 1.) a bag containing ice that is put on injured or painful parts of your body to keep them cold 2.) a large area of crushed ice floating in the sea →↑pack ice …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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

  • ice pack — ice ,pack noun count 1. ) a bag full of ice that you hold against an injured or painful part of your body to stop it from swelling or make it less painful 2. ) an area of small pieces of ice floating in the ocean …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ice pack — ice packs N COUNT An ice pack is a bag full of ice which is used to cool parts of the body when they are injured or painful …   English dictionary

  • ice pack — ► NOUN ▪ a bag filled with ice and applied to the body to reduce swelling or lower temperature …   English terms dictionary

  • Ice pack — This article is about a sac filled with a coolant. For sea ice, such as Arctic ice packs, see Pack ice An ice pack An ice pack …   Wikipedia

  • ice pack — noun 1. a waterproof bag filled with ice: applied to the body (especially the head) to cool or reduce swelling (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑ice bag • Hypernyms: ↑bag 2. a large expanse of floating ice • Syn: ↑pack ice …   Useful english dictionary

  • ice pack — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms ice pack : singular ice pack plural ice packs 1) a bag full of ice that you hold against an injured or painful part of your body to stop it swelling or make it less painful 2) an area of small pieces of ice… …   English dictionary

  • ice pack — noun a) a large floating mass of ice; pack ice b) a pack of crushed ice applied to the body in order to reduce pain or inflammation …   Wiktionary

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