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curing:

see fish curingfish curing.
Methods of curing fish by drying, salting, smoking, and pickling, or by combinations of these processes have been employed since ancient times. On sailing vessels fish were usually salted down immediately to prevent spoilage; the swifter boats of today commonly
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curing

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(chemical engineering)
A process in which polymers or oligomers are chemically cross-linked to form polymer networks.
(civil engineering)
A process for bringing freshly placed concrete to required strength and quality by maintaining the humidity and temperature at specified levels for a given period of time. Also known as seasoning.
(science and technology)
Any one of various processes whereby a product is preserved, perfected, or readied for use.

curing

Maintaining the humidity and temperature of freshly placed concrete during some definite period following placing, casting, or finishing to assure satisfactory hydration of the cementitious materials and proper hardening of the concrete.
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