Definition of flue-cure in English:

flue-cure

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verb

[with object] (often as adjective flue-cured)
  • Cure (tobacco) using heat from pipes or flues connected to a furnace: flue-cured leaves were increasingly popular with tobacco chewers
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    • ‘Our company will support the establishment of tree nurseries by individual growers to raise and plant trees for their crop flue-cured tobacco this coming growing season 2004 / 05,’ Mr Rusch said.
    • At this point of balance, speaking about Chinese smokers who are already in the habit of smoking Chinese style flue-cured tobacco, the choice is for low tar, low hazard cigarettes.
    • The company repeatedly showed signs of creativity, including introducing flue-cured tobacco to its South Georgia service territory and installing primitive wind generators on its cabooses for electric lighting.

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