Definition of first aid kit in English:

first aid kit


  • A small box containing items such as bandages, plasters, and antiseptic wipes for use in giving help to a sick or injured person until full medical treatment is available.

    ‘he swam ashore with the first aid kit to administer emergency casualty care’
    • ‘If you are taking your pet with you while you travel, be sure to modify the pet's first aid kit.’
    • ‘Then he grabbed a first aid kit and wrapped the man up in bandages to stop the flow of blood.’
    • ‘They are carrying only essentials such as a first aid kit, tools, and snacks.’
    • ‘A good first aid kit can help you deal with minor emergencies at home.’
    • ‘Compact first aid kits are readily available on the market.’
    • ‘A total of 2,000 first aid kits have been distributed to Caritas Centres countrywide.’
    • ‘Make sure your first aid kit is properly stocked.’
    • ‘Check that your car has safety equipment such as a first aid kit, flashlight, and jumper cables.’
    • ‘He went to get the first aid kit.’
    • ‘I've got a first aid kit in my car.’
    • ‘Keep a first aid kit on hand.’