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encrustation

[en-kruh-stey-shuh n]
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noun
  1. incrustation.
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Historical Examples

  • This, however, is merely an encrustation, not extending into the objects.

    Animals of the Past

    Frederic A. Lucas

  • At an early stage a process of encrustation began, and continued.

  • This quickly removes the encrustation if it has not been allowed to grow thick before the attempt is made.

  • They laved their wounds, which were intensely sore at first, owing to the encrustation of salt on their skins.

    His Unknown Wife

    Louis Tracy