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1. The act of accomplishing a cure.
2. A process by which something is prepared for use, as by heating, aging, etc.


Etymology: L, curare, to take care of or heal
(in dentistry) a method for promoting and accelerating hardening processes by using dampness, heat, cold, chemical agents, electromagnetic radiation, or other agents.
Cell biology The loss of a plasmid from a bacterial culture or of a dormant—lysogenized—virus inserted in a bacterial genome
Food science A process of improving a meat’s flavor, colour, tenderness, or shelf life with smoke, spices, and/or chemicals
Materials science A process in which a semisolid thermosetting plastic or resin is transformed into a solid by applying heat
Medical practice The removing of all traces of a disease
Molecular biology A treatment that promotes the loss of a resident prophage or plasmid from a cell—e.g., acridine orange is sometimes used to cure bacteria of a plasmid
Vox populi Making a finished product out of a raw material using heat or chemicals—e.g., tanned leather or vulcanised rubber


Medical practice The removing of all traces of a disease. See Cure.


technique for eliminating PLASMIDS from their host cells, by using agents such as ethidium bromide.


n the process of eliminating a particular disease.


1. The act of accomplishing a cure.
2. A process by which something is prepared for use, as by heating or aging.


said of meat. See cured meat.

Patient discussion about curing

Q. What is the best natural cure for migraines? Every day I hear something else... would love it if you can share your experience...I'm sick of chemicals:)

A. stay off any products that have a any kind of a caffine content, including chocolate. try this for 3wks, ypu should notice a difference

Q. Cn barret esophagous be cured? I was diagnosed with barretts esophagus several years ago, and so far keeps on the routine follow up. I met some other guy with same condition and he told after his doctor prescribed him with some anti-reflux meds, in the last endoscopy they found normal esophagus, and that he thinks he's now cured. Is that possible?

A. Anti-reflux treatment may lower the risk of cancer a little, but it won't cure it, so there's still a need for refular follow-up.

Q. What is the cure for psoriatic arthritis? I know someone with psoriatic arthritis. What is the cure? Please don't waste my time with anecdotal evidence from anonymous people who drink expensive imported juice and claim to be healed. What treatments and cures are available? What science is behind the remedies?

A. First off, has your friend actually had a biopsy done on the skin to positively confirm the diagnosis? I was diagnosed with the same thing years ago. I then sought a second opinion from a dermatologist who did a biopsy. It wasn't psoriatic arthritis at all. It was Lichen Planus.
If however, it is Psoriatic Arthritis, then I would highly recommend either a Rheumatologist, or a Homeopath/Naturopath. Personally, I prefer the Homeopathic approach. There are no man-made chemicals involved, which our bodies are not designed to assimilate. Introducing an artificial chemical to the human body often times creates an alternate imbalance somewhere else, with its own set of problems.

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There were also some concerns with the first generation of PAC lights not curing all resins.
The reduced amount of vent open area in the drag portion of the corebox is thought to be necessary in order to create a slight pressure in the sand mass during the curing cycle.
The analogous approach has met with good success in plastics welding applications, but the widespread use of modified adhesives for curing applications has not occurred.
Coreblowing equipment was readily adapted to the gas curing of cores--sodium silicate/[CO.
After full curing, it is said to have a bond-line strength often greater than that of the substrate.
The RPA can measure these cured viscoelastic properties of the rubber compound by in situ curing of the "green" compound, followed by measuring the stress responses from a sinusoidally applied strain to the test sample at a lower temperature after the cure.
Electron-beam curing: Researchers at the University of Maryland (College Park) are exploring EB curing of epoxy and glass or carbon fiber.
Company offers two lines of Japanese epoxy curing agents.