verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of encrust
OTHER WORDS FROM encrusten·crust·ant, adjective, nounnon·en·crust·ing, adjective, noun
Words nearby encrust
Example sentences from the Web for encrust
From my vantage point on the lichen-encrusted shore, Lake Superior looked like a vast freshwater ocean.
His heavily encrusted, palimpsest-like works make use of all the graphic qualities of patterned fabrics, then add movement and torque, creating the effect of flying apart or massing together.
At first, nanoparticles of silica encrusted the bacteria and the biomorphs, Nims says.Fossil mimics may be more common in ancient rocks than actual fossils|Carolyn Gramling|February 9, 2021|Science News
They constitute the greater number by far of the hard minerals which encrust the terrestrial globe.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
Poetry has no golden mean; mediocrity here is of another metal, which Voltaire, however, had skill enough to encrust and polish.Imaginary Conversations and Poems|Walter Savage Landor
Some marine algae which secrete carbonate of lime not only encrust rocks but give rise to sheets of submarine limestone.
A constant sense of gloom is settled like a pall over the whole building, blacker even than the soot and grime which encrust it.A Girl Among the Anarchists|Isabel Meredith
Coral limestones encrust the lower slopes of these islands and do not attain a greater thickness than 150 feet.The Solomon Islands and Their Natives|H. B. (Henry Brougham) Guppy