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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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Thus, there was no evidence that transiently withholding HAART during the period of lymphoma treatment with curative intent compromised HIV disease status of long-term HIV control.
In group therapy, cohesion is curative and allows the therapist to work with the participants to achieve growth.
Thus, the curative allocation has corrected the distortion caused by the ceiling rule.
Tihar jail authorities have also communicated to the court that the convicts might file a curative petition soon challenging the capital punishment.
Kenya should take this as the primary guidance to stop the spread of diseases and it will stop the drain on its economy in trying to succeed in the elusive curative medicine.DAVID M.
( MUKUL ROHATGI): The rule that curative petition should be circulated among all judges who heard review is not binding...
Curatives for high-performance, heat-cured PUR elastomers include Conacure AH-33 MBOCA polyol curative with an equivalent weight of 280 that functions as a liquid MCOCA alternative; Conacure AH-40 non-MBOCA liquid aromatic diamine curing agent with equivalent weight of 133.3; and Conacure AH-50 low-viscosity polyol curative with equivalent weight of 90.
The entire case took a fresh twist as the two judges -- Justice Anil R Dave and Justice Kurian Joseph, hearing Memon's petition questioning the validity of death warrant issued by the TADA court in Maharashtra, took divergent views during the hearing after which it asked Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi who represented the Maharashtra government to clarify on Tuesday the rules relating to curative petitions.
MULTAN, September 09, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Punjab agriculture department has urged the farmers to adopt preventive and curative measures to save paddy crop from diseases.
TORONTO -- PET scanning can be used to select patients with recurrent colorectal cancer for whom resection surgery would be curative.
* When X relies on deductions allocated to it under the curative or remedial allocation methods of Sec.
Contract notice: preventive and curative maintenance of lifts, elevators, doors, gates and automatic grilles