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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
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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.
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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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We investigated the morphology of the cured DGEBA/PVPh/DDS blends using a polarized-light optical microscope (Nikon Optiphot-2 POL) with Ufx-DX automatic exposure to confirm the phase structure of the polymer mixtures before and after curing.
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The viscosity of resin increases much faster at the beginning of curing while the resin is cured at a higher temperature.
Based upon the totality of the evidence, the Appellate Term properly found that the violation of the tenancy (by reason of the continuing objectionable animal behavior) had not been truly cured. As a result, a permanent solution was directed - the dogs must leave within 10 days or the tenancy will be forfeited.
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When the same compound is step cured for different times at a fixed temperature and then subjected to a similar temperature scan in DSC, the [DELTA]H reduces and tends to zero with the extent of cure.
The resultant cured resin forms "bridges" at the points where each of the sand grains come in contact with one another.
In essence, should traditional contact ink be applied to the wrong location on a tread, it could eventually be cured into the folds of the tread, resulting in potential delamination.