Definition of Encrusting

1. Verb. (present participle of encrust) ¹



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Definition of Encrusting

1. encrust [v] - See also: encrust

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Encrusting

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encroach upon
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encroaching(a)
encroachingly
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encrustation
encrustations
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encrusting (current term)
encrustment
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Literary usage of Encrusting

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"[Shell parasitic encrusting, or arborescent; ... This-is one of the most important types as exhibiting the arborescent and encrusting form of growth. ..."

2. Outlines of Botany for the High School Laboratory and Classroom by Robert Greenleaf Leavitt, Charles Herbert Clark, Mrs. Sophia M'Ilvaine (Bledsoe) Herrick, Asa Gray (1885)
"... some plants higher in the scale of life, grow from spores. These produce new plants as seed do, but they are not seed. Seed, FIG. 20.—encrusting LICHEN. ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1899)
"The Work of encrusting Organisms in the Formation of Limestone. By~E. WETHERED. 3. The Action of Waves and Tides on the Movement of Material on the Sea ..."

4. Cellulose, Cellulose Products, and Artificial Rubber: Comprising the by Josef Bersch (1904)
"This transformation is effected by various bodies, known by the general term of encrusting substances, becoming imbedded in the cellulose mass. ..."

5. Outlines of Geology: Being the Substance of a Course of Lectures Delivered by William Thomas Brande (1817)
"Of the Succession of Strata encrusting the Globe, and of the Stratification of Britain in particular.—Granite, and its component Parts. ..."

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