cured


cured
adjective
1. freed from illness or injury
-

the patient appears cured

-

the incision is healed

-

appears to be entirely recovered

-

"when the recovered patient tries to remember what occurred during his delirium"- Normon Cameron

Syn: ↑healed, ↑recovered
Similar to: ↑well
2. (used of rubber) treated by a chemical or physical process to improve its properties (hardness and strength and odor and elasticity)
Syn: ↑vulcanized, ↑vulcanised
Similar to: ↑processed
3. (used of concrete or mortar) kept moist to assist the hardening
Similar to: ↑seasoned
4. (used of hay e.g.) allowed to dry
Similar to: ↑preserved
5. (used especially of meat) cured in brine
Syn: ↑corned
Similar to: ↑preserved
6. (used of tobacco) aging as a preservative process (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable)
Syn: ↑aged
Similar to: ↑preserved

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Cured — est une courte comédie sortie aux USA le 27 mars 1911; elle est réalisée par Frank Powell et écrite par Eleanor Hicks. Comédiens Mack Sennett : Happy Jack John T. Dillon : L homme à la goutte Edward Dillon : L homme dans la foule à …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cured — Cure Cure, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cured} (k[=u]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Curing}.] [OF. curer to take care, to heal, F., only, to cleanse, L. curare to take care, to heal, fr. cura. See {Cure},.] 1. To heal; to restore to health, soundness, or sanity;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cured — adj. Cured is used with these nouns: ↑ham, ↑meat …   Collocations dictionary

  • cured — un·cured; …   English syllables

  • cured — adj. preserved, dried, smoked, pickled (of food); (Medicine) healed, made well, successfully treated kjÊŠÉ™ n. something which restores health; prescribed treatment for an illness; office of a curate v. restore to health, make well; correct a bad …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cured — crude …   Anagrams dictionary

  • cured —   Ola loa (completely) …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Cured (album) — Cured Studio album by Steve Hackett Released August 1981 Recorded 1981 …   Wikipedia

  • Cured salmon — and other fish recipes have been found in many cultures stretching from the people of early to modern Scandinavia to the Native Americans. The process of curing meat has been around for a significant amount of time as it has been used as a way to …   Wikipedia

  • Cured-in-place pipe — A cured in place pipe (CIPP) is one of several trenchless rehabilitation methods used to repair existing pipelines. CIPP is a jointless, seamless, pipe within a pipe with the capability to rehabilitate pipes ranging in diameter from… …   Wikipedia