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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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When Jeffamine compounds are used with Texaco's Accelerator 399, cure rates are significantly increased.
This compounder and mixer of high performance silicone and fluorosilicone compounds has developed a line of fast cure, high strength silicone compounds featuring very high tear strength and high modulus.
At this point of the investigation, it was apparent that additional post cure in air increased compression set and modulus.
They cure very fast, which on the one hand makes the whole process more economical, and on the other hand makes the thermal separation in multi-component injection molding molds easier because there is no need to level out different temperatures.
It cures at room temperature or within a few hours at elevated temperatures.
Furfuryl alcohol resins have the advantage of faster initial cure, permitting quicker ejection.
The free radical cure (FRC) process has been selected for many new installations because it enables the foundry manager to operate a core- and/or moldmaking process without the high costs of downtime associated with mixer and machine cleanup.
Whether one is convinced, like the author, that "locating the cure of psychic and behavioral disorders in patients' bodies" was responsible for the "pernicious consequences" described in the book (p.
Before you add to the $2 billion spent annually on quack arthritis cures, remember that, although medical science offers effective treatments, it has found no cure for arthritis.
Several other methods can be used in place of inefficient bake oven cures. Room temperature curing systems are one solution, but in most cases they are not particularly fast.
(187.) Patients' revelations prompted the Werk to found cures especially designed for abused wives and the wives of alcoholics.