Incrustation

  • 1incrustation — [ ɛ̃krystasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1553; lat. incrustatio 1 ♦ Action d incruster; manière dont un objet, une surface est incrustée. Décoration faite par incrustation. Incrustation d émail sur argent. ⇒ 2. nielle. ♢ (Surtout au plur.) Élément incrusté dans… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2Incrustation — In crus*ta tion, n. [L. incrustatio: cf. F. incrustation. See {Incrust}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of incrusting, or the state of being incrusted. [1913 Webster] 2. A crust or hard coating of anything upon or within a body, as a deposit of lime …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3incrustation — INCRUSTATION: Ne se dit qu en parlant de la nacre …

    Dictionnaire des idées reçues

  • 4incrustation — (n.) also encrustation, 1640s, from L.L. incrustationem (nom. incrustatio) a covering with crust, noun of action from pp. stem of incrustare …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5incrustation — Incrustation. s. f. v. Application de quelque piece de marbre, de jaspe &c. contre une muraille pour l orner …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 6incrustation — (in kru sta sion ; en vers, de cinq syllabes) s. f. 1°   Action d incruster ; le résultat de cette action. Les mosaïques se font par incrustation. •   Le palais du roi Mausole à Halicarnasse est la plus ancienne maison où il paraisse qu on ait… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 7INCRUSTATION — s. f. Action d incruster, ou Le résultat de cette action. Les mosaïques, les tables de pierres fines de Florence, se font par incrustation. Une belle incrustation. Les ouvrages de marqueterie sont des incrustations. Un meuble orné d incrustations …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 8Incrustation — Un personnage devant un fond bleu et le résultat final après incrustation L incrustation est un effet spécial de cinéma consistant à intégrer dans une même image des objets filmés séparément. Technique Avec un film chimique (pellicule de cinéma) …

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  • 9INCRUSTATION — n. f. Action d’incruster ou Résultat de cette action. Les mosaïques, les tables de pierres fines de Florence se font par incrustation. Une belle incrustation. Les ouvrages de marqueterie sont des incrustations. Un meuble orné d’incrustations. Les …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 10incrustation —    Also called masonry, incrustation is a style of classical Roman wall decoration in which the wall was divided into bright, polychrome panels of solid colors with occasional, schematically rendered textural contrasts, often veined in imitation… …

    Glossary of Art Terms

  • 11incrustation — also encrustation noun Etymology: Latin incrustation , incrustatio, from incrustare to encrust Date: 1644 1. a. a crust or hard coating b. a growth or accumulation (as of habits, opinions, or customs) resembling a crust 2. the act of encrusting ; …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12incrustation — /in kru stay sheuhn/, n. 1. an incrusting or being incrusted. 2. a crust or coat of anything on the surface of a body; covering, coating, or scale. 3. the inlaying or addition of enriching materials on or to a surface or an object. 4. the… …

    Universalium

  • 13incrustation —    1. Deposition of a crust (of calcite, etc.) upon an object by precipitation from water oversaturated with salts (calcium bicarbonate, etc.) [20].    2. The deposition of mineral matter by water [16].    Synonyms: (French.) incrustation;… …

    Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • 14incrustation — noun (C) an amount of dirt, salt etc which forms a hard layer on a surface (+ of): an incrustation of salt on the bottom of the boat …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15incrustation — apnaša statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Plonas purus kitos medžiagos sluoksnis ant paviršiaus. atitikmenys: angl. deposit; incrustation rus. налет …

    Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 16incrustation — n. 1 the process of encrusting or state of being encrusted. 2 a crust or hard coating, esp. of fine material. 3 a concretion or deposit on a surface. 4 a facing of marble etc. on a building. Etymology: F incrustation or LL incrustatio (as… …

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  • 17incrustation — n. [L. incrustatus, covered with mud] 1. Encased with a crust or hard coat. 2. A deposit of calcareous matter upon a shell. 3. (MOLLUSCA: Bivalvia) In oysters, tight attachment to the substrate …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 18incrustation — noun a) The act of incrusting, or the state of being incrusted. b) A crust or hard coating of anything upon or within a body, as a deposit of lime, sediment, etc., from water on the inner surface of a steam boiler …

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  • 19incrustation — 1. Formation of a crust or a scab. 2. A coating of some adventitious material or an exudate; a scab. [L. in crusto, pp. atus, to incrust, fr. crusta, crust] * * * in·crus·ta·tion .in .krəs tā shən or en·crus·ta·tion .en …

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  • 20incrustation — Synonyms and related words: blanketing, blocking, blotting out, cementwork, cloaking, clouding, coating, coverage, covering, crust, curtaining, eclipse, eclipsing, envelopment, enwrapment, enwrapping, eschar, hiding, laying on, mantling, masking …

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