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incrust

[in-kruhst] /ɪnˈkrʌst/
verb (used with object)
1.
to cover or line with a crust or hard coating.
2.
to form into a crust.
3.
to deposit as a crust.
verb (used without object)
4.
to form a crust:
They scraped off the barnacles that always incrusted on the ship's hull.
Also, encrust.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; < Latin incrustāre. See in-2, crust
Related forms
incrustant, adjective, noun
nonincrusting, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for in crust

incrust

/ɪnˈkrʌst/
verb
1.
a variant spelling of encrust
Derived Forms
incrustant, noun, adjective
incrustation, noun
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