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cure

1. a return to health, esp after specific treatment
2. any course of medical therapy, esp one proved effective in combating a disease
3. the spiritual and pastoral charge of a parish

cure

[kyu̇r]
(chemistry)
To change the properties of a resin material by chemical polycondensation or addition reactions.
(chemical engineering)
(engineering)
A process by which concrete is kept moist for its first week or month to provide enough water for the cement to harden. Also known as mature.

cure

1. To change the physical properties of an adhesive or sealant by chemical reaction, which may be condensation, polymerization, or vulcanization; usually accomplished by the action of heat and catalyst, alone or in combination, with or without pressure.
2. For concrete, see curing.
3. To provide conditions conducive to the hydration process of stucco or portland cement.
4. To provide a sufficient quantity of water and to maintain the proper temperature within a plaster to ensure cement hydration.
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The UV curable inks segment would exhibit a significant growth due to stringent environmental regulations on VOC emissions and instant curing property of these inks.
Just like WT, most childhood cancers are curable if detected earlier and appropriately treated.
Only 9% of respondents named all four curable STDs--gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomoniasis and syphilis--and 3% knew that the other four STDs are incurable; fewer than 1% answered all three questions correctly.
when the test can find that disease or condition early enough to be curable or manageable,
Mike Idacavage: The technology behind radiation curable coatings can be thought of as changing the way a coating is cured.
Performance Additives for Sustainable Energy Curable Coatings--Scott Murray, Elementis Specialties
The company says the SureFire starter system is a fully integrated industrial inkjet print engine for jetting solventless, hybrid UV curable white or color inks, including process and spot colors.
Of course, they told me it was 95 percent curable, but that's when they catch it early.
the world's leading producer of thermoset resins, today announced the introduction of its LED curable inkjet inks.