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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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This article will be an exploration of the process by which Kakah Ramat and other belian curers among the Luangan Dayaks of East and Central Kalimantan (2) today call on Itak Silu Malik to help them turn around figures (malik, 'to turn around,' here means both to physically turn around, rotate, and to transform), assisting them in the making of representations that have magical power over what they represent.
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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.
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