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Meaning of INCRUST

Pronunciation:  in'krust

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  form a crust or a hard layer
  2. [v]  cover or coat with a crust
  3. [v]  decorate or cover lavishly with gems
 

INCRUST is a 7 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: beset, encrust, encrust
 
 See Also: adorn, beautify, coat, decorate, effloresce, embellish, grace, harden, indurate, ornament, surface

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*crust"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incrusted}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Incrusting}.] [L. incrustare; pref. in- in + crustare
to cover with a crust: cf. F. incruster. See {Crust}.]
[Written also {encrust}.]
1. To cover or line with a crust, or hard coat; to form a
   crust on the surface of; as, iron incrusted with rust; a
   vessel incrusted with salt; a sweetmeat incrusted with
   sugar.

         And by the frost refin'd the whiter snow, Incrusted
         hard.                                 --Thomson.

2. (Fine Arts) To inlay into, as a piece of carving or other
   ornamental object.

 

 

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