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Noun: curing  kyûr-ing
  1. The process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
    "the curing of concrete";
    - hardening, solidifying, solidification, set
Verb: cure  kyûr
  1. (medicine) provide a cure for, make healthy again
    "The treatment cured the boy's acne";
    - bring around, heal
     
  2. Prepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order to preserve
    "cure meats"; "cure pickles"; "cure hay"
     
  3. Make (substances) hard and improve their usability
    "cure resin"; "cure cement"; "cure soap"
     
  4. Be or become preserved
    "the apricots cure in the sun"

Type of: action, activity, aid, change, harden, help, indurate, keep, natural action, natural process, preserve

Part of: plastination

Encyclopedia: Curing

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