Meaning of cold pack
- a cold towel, ice bag, etc., applied to the body to reduce swelling, relieve pain, etc.
- Also calleda method of canning uncooked food by placing it in hot jars or cans and sterilizing in a bath of boiling water or steam. Cf. hot pack.
Pronunciation: (kōld'pak"), [key]
- to place a cold pack on: to cold-pack a feverish patient.
- to can (food) by the cold-pack method.