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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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Angguye told me that Tamce, who is also a curer, will be lying there for a long time so I could take a photograph of him calm and easy.
Different colors c an be used to identify curers for multi-axis programs.
Pompey players in 1939 endorsed one product, Fennings' Fever Curer, established 70 years and manufactured in the Isle of Wight.
Designated the WT05, the new curer will help manufacturers meet the ever-increasing demand for quick and efficient production.
A membrane called the rostellum separates the flower's anther from the stigma making self-pollination impossible," explains the longtime curer and exporter.
6) Kakah Ramat, who is an old man in his eighties, is an experienced curer; by many of his neighbors he is considered the most knowledgeable curer working in the luangan style today.
Ian Button, a fish curer, said: "I considered him one of my best friends, having known him for around 18 years.
Close friend Ian Button, a fish curer, said: "I considered him one of my best friends, having known him for around 18 years.
M'Pherson Ord'nation `Hasty,'" San Jose Mercury Herald, 1 April 1922; "Orthodoxy of Faith Healer is Challenged," San Francisco Chronicle, 1 April 1922; "Baptists Split on Ordination of Faith Curer," San Francisco Chronicle, 2 April 1922.
The laboratory conducts intensive training programs on quality for the coffee grower, curer, roaster, trader and exporter.
13-Paoloro: Ce trotteur relevant d'un entrainement de metier et qui reste sur de bons essais qui devraient lui pro- curer matiere a satisfaction pour venir acceder a l'une des plus hautes marches du podium malgre son recul de 50 Metres.