verb (used with or without object)
Words nearby encrust
Examples from the Web for encrusting
It is never found as crystals, but always as encrusting and botryoidal masses with a microcrystalline structure.
An encrusting compound of dirt and grease formed on the fleece.Textiles|William H. Dooley
Still, he picked it up, and rubbed it in his hands to clear off the encrusting dirt.Smith and the Pharaohs, and Other Tales|Henry Rider Haggard
They had one place, encrusting the shore line for miles on one of the land bodies they called the Eastern Seaboard.The Huddlers|William Campbell Gault
Through the front opening the Stizus provides itself with sand as and when it spends this material on encrusting the interior.More Hunting Wasps|J. Henri Fabre