Definition of Encrusted

1. Adjective. Having a hardened crust as a covering.

Exact synonyms: Crusted, Crustlike, Crusty
Similar to: Covered
Derivative terms: Crust



Definition of Encrusted

1. Verb. (past of encrust) ¹

2. Adjective. Having an incrustation ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Encrusted

1. encrust [v] - See also: encrust

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Encrusted

encrisped
encroach
encroach upon
encroached
encroacher
encroachers
encroaches
encroaching
encroaching(a)
encroachingly
encroachment
encroachments
encrust
encrustation
encrustations
encrusted (current term)
encrusting
encrustment
encrustments
encrusts
encrypt
encrypted
encrypter
encrypters
encrypting
encryption
encryptions
encryptor
encryptors
encrypts

Literary usage of Encrusted

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1. The Geology of the Isle of Man by George William Lamplugh, William Whitehead Watts (1903)
"6 Boring, with its far-transported pebbles encrusted with polyzoa and ... Glaciated Carboniferous Limestone Boulder encrusted with shelly sand and ..."

2. The British Journal of Dermatology by British Association of Dermatology (1908)
"When first seen by me the eruption existed upon the left shoulder (one small encrusted patch being upon the right shoulder only), the left side of the chest ..."

3. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1834)
"Their body is long and slender; their scales, as it were encrusted in a fat and thick skin, are not clearly visible until they are dried up. ..."

4. An Historical and Statistical Account of Nova-Scotia by Thomas Chandler Haliburton (1829)
"'-now becomes encrusted in March, by alternate thaws and frosts; the Indians go out in quest of them. By the aid of rackets or snow shoes, they are enabled ..."

5. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"... of limestone of the shape of a shell, and, when broken, a shell usually of the genus Melania appears, that has been encrusted with carbonate of lime. ..."

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