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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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ResMed China and Curative Medical will remain operationally independent, and Curative will continue to invest in R&D, manufacturing, marketing and sales teams in China.
The curative petition decided by three seniormost judges cannot be termed void and unacceptable.
Air Products long-standing experience in the area of high-performance epoxy curing agents for industrial maintenance applications has led to the development of Ancamine 2748 and Ancamide 2749 curatives, the company s next generation curing agents for use in demanding, high chemical-resistant applications.
There is significant underutilization of potentially curative therapy, even among those with favorable clinical features," said Dr.
In NHL developing outside the setting of HIV infection, adequate doses of chemotherapy are associated with the curative potential of the regimen, (18) and the study by Ratner et al.
Irvin Yalom's book, The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy, presents a list of curative factors that exist in group psychotherapy.
By partnering with Curative we will jointly invest to accelerate our growth while improving patient quality-of-life and reducing total healthcare system costs in China.
The thrust of argument of Memon's lawyer Raju Ramachandran was that the warrant should not have been issued before a convict exhausted all his legal options and especially when the curative petition, the last judicial remedy was pending in the Supreme Court.
Curatives for high-performance, heat-cured PUR elastomers include Conacure AH-33 MBOCA polyol curative with an equivalent weight of 280 that functions as a liquid MCOCA alternative; Conacure AH-40 non-MBOCA liquid aromatic diamine curing agent with equivalent weight of 133.
According to Rande Yeager, president of ALTA, "The most frequent curative action taken last year was obtaining releases and/or obtaining pay-offs for discovered liens, such as prior or existing first or second mortgages, unpaid child and spousal support, outstanding taxes, and other judgments against the property.
The capacity investment will support Albemarle's ETHACURE 100 liquid curative product for application in polyureas, urethanes and epoxies.
This four-page technical bulletin describes Advancure curative for use with Vamac ethylene acrylic elastomer.