Main definitions of overcure in English

: overcure1overcure2

overcure1

Pronunciation /ˈəʊvəkjʊə/ /ˈəʊvəkjɔː/

noun

  • The process or result of overcuring; overvulcanization.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Society of Chemical Industry. From overcure.

Main definitions of overcure in English

: overcure1overcure2

overcure2

Pronunciation /ˌəʊvəˈkjʊə/ /ˌəʊvəˈkjɔː/

verb

  • 1To cure for longer than the optimal or usual period; to over-vulcanize.

  • 2rare To undergo overcuring.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From over- + cure.