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curing

 
Noun curing has 1 sense
  1. hardening, solidifying, solidification, set, curing - the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization; "the hardening of concrete"; "he tested the set of the glue"
    --1 is a kind of natural process, natural action, action, activity
    --1 is a part of plastination
    --1 has particulars: congealment, congelation
    Derived form: verb cure2
Verb cure has 4 senses
  1. bring around, cure, heal - provide a cure for, make healthy again; "The treatment cured the boy's acne"; "The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to"
    --1 is one way to help, aid
    Derived form: noun cure1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. cure - prepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order to preserve; "cure meats"; "cure pickles"
    --2 is one way to
    preserve, keep
    Derived form: noun curing1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. cure - make (substances) hard and improve their usability; "cure resin"
    --3 is one way to
    harden, indurate
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. cure - be or become preserved; "the apricots cure in the sun"
    --4 is one way to
    change
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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