also en·crust·a·tion (ĕnˌ-)
a. The act of encrusting.
b. The state of being encrusted.
- A crust or coating: an incrustation of salt on the window.
a. A decorative technique in which a contrasting material is applied to a surface as an inlay or overlay.
b. A material so applied.
- Biology A coating of hardened exudate or other material on a body or body part; a scale or scab.
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