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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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Sometimes curing at a lower cure temperature for a longer cure time or just using curing molds made of a better grade of steel may also reduce mold fouling (ref.
The light is reflected and then goes through filters, producing a broad wavelength of light to cure resins.
Di-Cup dicumyl peroxide and Vul-Cup a,a'-bis (tertiary butylperoxy) diisopropylbenzene used to cure unsaturated polyester at temperatures over 250 F and with other peroxides to improve performance.
43] Recuperative cures would prevent such dire consequences by improving the health of women who were no longer "in order," so they could resume their domestic responsibilities.
For example, alumina or alumina trihydrate fillers are not compatible with many trifluoride cures, whereas they can be used with polyamide cures.
One of the differences between coldbox and nobake is that in nobake, a liquid catalyst is used, while coldbox systems use a vapor to cure the sand.
SOCIAL DRINKING[TM], the Holy Grail of Most Alcoholics, is Part of the Cure
improved productivity due to the elimination for startup or shutdown of the equipment holding mixed sand and fast cure times.
Komen for the Cure has a unique approach to fighting breast cancer by investing in critical research to address the needs of future generations but also engaging the Affiliate network to fund community-oriented education programs to serve the breast health needs of today," said Susan Ford-Hoffert, president of the Komen Central Wisconsin Affiliate.
Nobake" is the singular term applied to self-setting, non-gassed processes that cure at room temperature.
Grant Awarded to CURE to Support Study of Human Brain Tissue in Developing Epilepsy Treatments and Cures
Peroxide cures are said to provide vulcanizates with maximum thermal and oxidative stability, as well as superior resistance to compression set, according to the company.