|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
|1.||a. a method of lowering the body temperature by wrapping a person in a sheet soaked in cold water|
|b. the sheet so used|
|2.||a tinning process in which raw food is packed in cans or jars and then heated|
cold pack n.
A compress of gauze, cloth, or plastic filled or moistened with a cold fluid and applied externally to swollen or injured body parts to relieve pain and swelling.