en|crust


en|crust
en|crust «ehn KRUHST», transitive verb.
1. to cover with a crust or hard coating: »

The inside of the kettle is encrusted with lime.

SYNONYM(S): overspread.
2. to form a crust on; form into a crust: »

The extremely cold weather during the night had encrusted the snow so that next morning it would bear our weight.

3. to decorate with a layer of costly material: »

The gold crown was encrusted with precious gems.

–v.i.
to form a crust: »

The snow iced up and encrusted on the ground.

Also, incrust.
[variant of incrust]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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