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Noun: incrustation  ,in,krú'stey-shun
  1. The formation of a crust
    - encrustation
  2. A hard outer layer that covers something
    - crust, encrustation
  3. A decorative coating of contrasting material that is applied to a surface as an inlay or overlay
    - encrustation

Derived forms: incrustations

Type of: cover, covering, decoration, formation, natural covering, ornament, ornamentation

Encyclopedia: Incrustation