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hot pack

noun
1.
a hot towel, dressing, or the like, applied to the body to reduce swelling, relieve pain, etc.
2.
Also called hot pack method. a method of canning food by cooking it and packing it while hot in jars or cans, then sterilizing in boiling water or steam.
Compare cold pack.
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  • A hot pack of this kind is in itself very effective, although where there is fever the pack should be applied cold.

    Vitality Supreme Bernarr Macfadden
  • A hot pack draws the blood to the region and congests or swells the appendix all the more.

    Pluck on the Long Trail Edwin L. Sabin
  • When cough is incessant or the rash does not come out well, there is nothing better than the hot pack.

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