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The act of restoring health after injury or illness. Care, including medical and nursing services rendered to a sailor throughout a period of duty, pursuant to the principle that the owner of a vessel must furnish maintenance and cure to a sailor who becomes ill or is injured during service.

The right of a seller, under the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), a body of law governing commercial transactions, to correct a delivery of goods that do not conform to contractual terms made to a buyer within the period specified by the contract in order to avoid a breach of contract action.

The actual payment of all amounts that are past due in regard to a default in such payments.


noun antidote, antipoison, antitoxin, assuager, balm, catholicon, corrective, counteractant, elixir, emollient, healing agent, medical treatment, medicament, method of treatment, palliative, panacea, recovery, recuperation, redress, relief, remedy, restoration to health, restorative, salve, sanatio, successful remedial treatment, therapeutic, tonic


verb ameliorate, apply a remedy, correct, doctor, effect a cure, heal, improve, make well, make whole, medicate, meliorate, mend, minister to, nurse, palliate, recall to life, reclaim, recover, rectify, recuperate, redeem, regenerate, rehabilitate, rejuvenate, relieve, relieve of something detrimental, remedy, renew, repair, restore, revive, revivify, right, salve, sanare, soothe, treat
Associated concepts: cured by verdict, curing defect, curing error, curing title, opportunity to cure
See also: change, correction, drug, help, meliorate, panacea, preserve, rectify, redress, reform, relieve, remedial statute, remedy, renew, repair, restore, treat, treatment

CURE. A restoration to health.
     2. A person who had quitted the habit of drunkenness for the space of nine months, in consequence of medicines he had taken, and who had lost his appetite for ardent spirits, was held to have been cured. 7 Yerg. R. 146.
     3. In a figurative sense, to cure is to remedy any defect; as, an informal statement of the plaintiff's cause of action in his declaration is cured by verdict, provided it be substantially stated.

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Also, step-down cures in an autoclave are another way to minimize porosity in the cured rubber product (ref.
When the narrower layer is cured, a step is formed between the edge of the previous layer and the top edge of the new layer.
Vapor-cured--Vapor-cured systems (gas cured and coldbox) are those that mix resin on sand grains and blow the mixture into a corebox.
Cured materials exhibit high deflection temperatures, excellent chemical resistance, and good retention of mechanical properties at elevated temperatures.
Sand Disposal - There are no wastestreams from the cleanup of mixers, hoppers or magazines because sand doesn't harden until it is cured in the tooling.
In their earliest application, silicate binders were cured by baking.
The reason there is a phase angle at all is because cured rubber is still a viscoelastic material.
It can be fully cured at 300 F and offers a hot/wet service temperature of 180 F.
One is Ashland's VPC (vapor permeation curing) system, in which the coatings are cured at room temperature in a chamber filled with catalyst vapor (PT, Sept.
Used in conjunction with Flexane 80, Flex-Add flexibilizer precisely adjusts the hardness of the cured urethane, allowing the user to produce cast rubber molds that meet specific durometer requirements.