crust

  • 1 Crust — may refer to: Crust (dermatology) The Crust, television series Physical sciences: Crust (geology), at least continent wide structure Soil crust, local biology sensitive structure Food: Crust, dense surface layer of bread Crust, outer layer… …

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  • 2 crust — crust·al; crust·ed; crust; crust·i·ly; crust·i·ness; crust·less; du·ri·crust; en·crust; sub·crust; su·per·crust; en·crust·ant; …

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  • 3 Crust — (kr?st), n. [L. crusta: cf. OF. crouste, F. cro[^u]te; prob. akin to Gr. ????? ice, E. crystal, from the same root as E. crude, raw. See {Raw}, and cf. {Custard}.] 1. The hard external coat or covering of anything; the hard exterior surface or… …

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  • 4 Crust — punk Crust Punk Origines stylistiques D Beat Punk hardcore Anarcho punk Metal extrême Origines culturelles …

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  • 5 crust — [krʌst] n [U and C] [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: crusta crust, shell ] 1.) the hard brown outer surface of bread ▪ sandwiches with the crusts cut off 2.) the baked outer part of foods such as ↑pies or ↑pizzas ▪ a thin crust pizza 3.) a thin …

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  • 6 crust — [ krʌst ] noun count or uncount * 1. ) the hard brown outer part of a LOAF of bread: a crust of bread: Sparrows pecked at a crust of bread. 2. ) a layer of cooked PASTRY that forms the outer part of a PIE. The inner part is called the filling. 3 …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 7 crust´i|ly — crust|y «KRUHS tee», adjective, crust|i|er, crust|i|est. 1. of or like a crust; having a crust; hard: »crusty bread. 2. Figurative. harsh in man …

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  • 8 crust|y — «KRUHS tee», adjective, crust|i|er, crust|i|est. 1. of or like a crust; having a crust; hard: »crusty bread. 2. Figurative. harsh in man …

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  • 9 Crust — Crust, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crusted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Crusting}.] [Cf. OF. crouster, L. crustare. See {Crust}, n. ] To cover with a crust; to cover or line with an incrustation; to incrust. [1913 Webster] The whole body is crusted over with ice …

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  • 10 crust — early 14c., hard outer part of bread, from O.Fr. crouste (13c., Mod.Fr. croûte) and directly from L. crusta rind, crust, shell, bark, from PIE *krus to that which has been hardened, from root *kreus to begin to freeze, form a crust (Cf. Skt. krud …

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  • 11 crust — ► NOUN 1) the tough outer part of a loaf of bread. 2) a hard, dry scrap of bread. 3) informal a living or livelihood: earning a crust. 4) a hardened layer, coating, or deposit on something soft. 5) a layer of pastry covering a pie. 6) the… …

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  • 12 Crust — Crust, v. i. To gather or contract into a hard crust; to become incrusted. [1913 Webster] The place that was burnt . . . crusted and healed. Temple. [1913 Webster] || …

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  • 13 crust — [krust] n. [ME cruste < OFr or L: OFr crouste < L crusta: for IE base see CRUDE] 1. a) the hard, crisp outer part of bread b) a piece of this c) any dry, hard piece of bread 2. the pastry shell of a pie …

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  • 14 Crust — bezeichnet: eine Stilrichtung des Punk, siehe Crustcore eine EP der Band Sarcófago ein Album der Band Sadist Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort b …

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  • 15 crust — [n] stiff outer layer; coating band, bloom, border, caking, coat, concretion, covering, edge, encrustation, film, hull, incrustation, integument, layer, outside, rind, scab, shell, skin, surface, verge; concept 484 …

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  • 16 crust — crustless, adj. /krust/, n. 1. the brown, hard outer portion or surface of a loaf or slice of bread (distinguished from crumb). 2. a slice of bread from the end of a loaf, consisting chiefly of this. 3. the pastry covering the outside of a pie or …

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  • 17 crust — /krʌst / (say krust) noun 1. the hard outer portion of a loaf of bread (distinguished from crumb). 2. a piece of this. 3. the outside covering of a pie. 4. any more or less hard external covering or coating. 5. the hard outer shell or covering of …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 crust — [[t]krʌ̱st[/t]] crusts 1) N COUNT The crust on a loaf of bread is the outside part. 2) N COUNT A pie s crust is its cooked pastry. 3) N COUNT A crust is a hard layer of something, especially on top of a softer or wetter substance. As the water… …

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  • 19 crust — noun 1 on a loaf of bread, pie, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ thick, thin ▪ flaky (esp. AmE) ▪ bread, pastry, pie, pizza …

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  • 20 crust */ — UK [krʌst] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms crust : singular crust plural crusts 1) the hard brown outer part of a loaf of bread a crust of bread: Sparrows pecked at a crust of bread. 2) a layer of cooked pastry that forms the outer… …

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