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encrustation

[en-kruh-stey-shuh n]
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noun
  1. incrustation.
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Related Words for encrustation

layer, sheet, coat, blanket, skin, crust, varnish, glaze, membrane, veneer, patina, surface, finish, bloom, dusting, film, encrustation, lamination, shell, covering

Examples from the Web for encrustation

Historical Examples of encrustation

  • 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