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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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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.
A membrane called the rostellum separates the flower's anther from the stigma making self-pollination impossible," explains the longtime curer and exporter.
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In some cases they made up an entire ship's crew, working as sailors, sandalwood cutters, curers, negotiators, etc.
It was reported that the raw material situation had improved and curers were back to their optimal levels
Here the living humans assume the semblance of their foes and with the guidance of curers, who direct these ritual attacks, humans can approximate the wild spirits' mode of being and beat them into yielding something of their powers.
Cheaper pigs should be good news for slaughterers and curers, but it is hard to find signs of celebration in the bacon trade as the market drifts in its usual post-Christmas torpor.
Since 1925, Grivan Products have been traditional salmon curers and smokers.
Weekly slaughter figures have dropped 20% and created a tough marketplace for the curers
The firm was the last of the British independent curers, with nearly a century of trading behind it.
The result has been that French curers put prices up last week and are likely to be looking for a further 7p-8p/lb in the coming week.
While Dutch bacon curers are still shipping around 2,500 tonnes of back bacon a week, there are strong indications that price rises are on the way.