ice pack

noun

Definition of ice pack

1 :an expanse of pack ice
2 :a bag or other container filled with frozen material (such as crushed ice) and applied to a body part (as to relieve pain or reduce swelling)

Examples of ice pack in a Sentence

  1. He had an ice pack on his sore elbow.

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First Known Use of ice pack

1835


ICE PACK Defined for English Language Learners

ice pack

noun

Definition of ice pack for English Language Learners

  • : a container or bag filled with ice that is used to cool part of your body

  • : a large area of ice on the ocean formed from pieces and sheets of ice that have been pushed together by wind and waves


Medical Dictionary

ice pack

noun

medical Definition of ice pack

:crushed ice placed in a container (as an ice bag) or folded in a towel and applied to the body

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