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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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Pawlowski, "Application of the rubber process analyzer in characterizing the effects of silica on uncured and cured compound properties," ITEC '96 Select (by Rubber and Plastics News), September 1997.
height, so once the mold is cured, it is put into a room temperature nobake sand mold that contains the standard gating, sprees and runners.
The "green" cores are then cured in a hot, forced air oven at 400-500F, up to 1 1/2 hr for a typical core.
Compared with a system cured with Ciba-Geigy Hardener HT-9664 (also based on DDS), the new diamine cured at 300 F instead of 350 F and gave good green strength after curing at only 250 F, plus improved strength and modulus (dry or water-conditioned, cool or hot) and decreased water absorption.
Development efforts with AEM dipolymers have been focused on improving the compression set and cure rate to more closely approach the properties and press cycle times obtained with post cured AEM terpolymers.
The reason there is a phase angle at all is because cured rubber is still a viscoelastic material.
Cured materials are said to exhibit high deflection temperatures, excellent chemical resistance, and good retention of mechanical properties at elevated temperatures.
They developed reversible epoxies cured with crosslinking agents that contain disulfide bonds, such as dithiodianiline (DTDA).
And to ensure that the cured tire is also ejected cleanly from the curing press, a release agent is often applied to the outside of the green tire as well.
Cured properties range from hard, high Tg (275 C) materials to flexible rubber-like materials.
Test panels were cured in the mold at 437 F for 2 hr and then post-cured free-standing for 2 hr at 482 F.