1.Definition: (used especially of meat) cured in brine
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)
5.Definition: (used of tobacco) aging as a preservative process (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable)
6.Definition: freed from illness or injury
"The patient appears cured"