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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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The degree to which composite resin cure depends on the intensity and quality of curing units to which they are exposed and the curing time.
The shorter length Cure Ultra[TM] is ideal for this technique because the shorter catheter is less likely to touch the toilet.
While JDCA says it would be overjoyed if researchers found a way to completely wipe out type 1 diabetes, the fact is that scientists have been unsuccessful in their pursuit of such a cure for more than a century.
Loctite 4310 is a clear to pale green, low-viscosity formulation that fills gaps to 0.005 inch using only moisture cure and can cure to depths up to 0.5 inch on exposure to light.
Other metal complexes offered for specialty uses in polyester systems requiring ambient and elevated-temperature cures.
If you look on the back of the radiometer it will instruct you to increase the cure time if the output is less than 400 mW/cm2.
extent of conversion of the epoxy blends at the other two cure temperatures (187[degrees]C and 197[degrees]C) exhibited similar trends, but are not shown here.
Landaverde, which held that property owners who serve notices to cure by mail pursuant to the Rent Stabilization Code must add five days for mailing when calculating the expiration date of the notice.
At the 14-day follow-up, the clinical cure rates in the two groups were 78.1 and 83.3%, respectively.