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cold pack a treatment involving the application of a cold sheet or ice pack to a patient's body, to reduce swelling or relieve pain. [2 definitions]
ice pack see pack ice. [2 definitions]
pack ice a floating mass of ice composed of smaller pieces of ice frozen together.
pack rat a large, bushy-tailed, North American rodent known to gather and hide small objects in its nest. [2 definitions]
pack train a long line or succession of pack animals, such as mules or horses, carrying supplies.
packing box a large box, crate, or the like in which goods or other items are packed for storage or transport.
packing house a plant in which food, esp. meat, is processed and packaged for the wholesale market.
power pack a portable device that converts the incoming power-line or battery-generated voltage to the voltages required by the various components of an electronic system, such as a radio or television amplifier.
six-pack a container of six bottles or cans, usu. of beer or a carbonated beverage.