Crust meaning

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The definition of crust is the hard, outer part of a loaf of bread, or a layer of pastry covering a pie, or a hardened layer on something.

The brown outer part of white bread that you may have to cut off your child's sandwich is an example of crust.

A tiny old piece of the end of a loaf of bread that you might throw to the ducks is an example of a crust of bread.

A layer of dough on the bottom and top of an apple pie is an example of a crust.

A hard film on top of soft pudding is an example of crust.

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A hard crisp covering or surface.

Snow with a firm crust.

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Crust is defined as forming a hard outer layer.

When the ice freezes over a lake, this is an example of when it crusts.

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To harden into a crust.
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The pastry shell of a pie.
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Any hard surface layer, as of snow or soil.
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A hard deposit formed by wine on the inside surface of a bottle.
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Audacity; insolence; gall.
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The solid, rocky outer portion or shell of the earth; lithosphere.
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A dry, hard outer layer of blood, pus, or other bodily secretion.
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To cover or become covered with a crust.
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To form or harden into a crust.
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An outer layer or coating formed by the drying of a bodily exudate such as pus or blood; a scab.
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To become covered with a crust.
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To harden into a crust.
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The solid, outermost layer of the Earth, lying above the mantle. &diamf3; The crust that includes continents is called continental crust and is about 35.4 to 70 km (22 to 43.4 mi) thick. It consists mostly of rocks, such as granites and granodiorites, that are rich in silica and aluminum, with minor amounts of iron, magnesium, calcium, sodium, and potassium. &diamf3; The crust that includes ocean floors is called oceanic crust and is about 4.8 to 9.7 km (3 to 6 mi) thick. It has a similar composition to that of continental crust, but has higher concentrations of iron, magnesium, and calcium and is denser than continental crust. The predominant type of rock in oceanic crust is basalt.
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A more solid, dense or hard layer on a surface or boundary.
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The external layer of most types of bread.
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An outer layer composed of pastry.
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The bread-like base of a pizza.
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(geology) The outermost layer of the lithosphere of the Earth.
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The shell of crabs, lobsters, etc.
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(uncountable) Nerve, gall.

You've got a lot of crust standing there saying that.

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Crust punk (a subgenre of punk music)
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To cover with a crust.
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(intransitive) To form a crust.
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A pastry shell, as of a pie or tart.
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A hard deposit formed on the interior of a wine bottle as the wine matures.
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The hard outer covering or integument of certain plants and animals, such as lichens and crustaceans.
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An outer layer or coating formed by the drying of a bodily exudate such as pus or blood; a scab.
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Insolence; audacity; gall.
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To cover with a crust.
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To form into a crust.
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To become covered with a crust.
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Origin of crust

  • Middle English cruste from Old French crouste from Latin crusta kreus- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin crusta (“hard outer covering”) via Anglo-Norman and Old French cruste, from Proto-Indo-European *krus-to (“that which has been hardened”), from *kreus (“to form a crust, begin to freeze”), related to Old Norse hroðr (“scurf”), Old English hruse (“earth”), Old High German hrosa (“crust, ice”), Latvian kruwesis (“frozen mud”), Ancient Greek κρύος (kruos, “frost, icy cold”), κρύσταλλος (krustallos, “crystal, ice”), Avestan [script?] (xruzdra-, “hard”), Sanskrit क्रुड् (kruḍ, “thicken, make hard”)

    From Wiktionary