Adjective Definition

cured

1.Definition: (used especially of meat) cured in brine

Related Adjective(s):corned


2.Definition: (used of concrete or mortar) kept moist to assist the hardening


3.Definition: (used of hay e.g.) allowed to dry


4.Definition: (used of rubber) treated by a chemical or physical process to improve its properties (hardness and strength and odor and elasticity)

Related Adjective(s):vulcanised, vulcanized


5.Definition: (used of tobacco) aging as a preservative process (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable)

Related Adjective(s):aged


6.Definition: freed from illness or injury

"The patient appears cured"

Related Adjective(s):healed, recovered




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