incrustation definition

  • noun:
    • The act of encrusting.
    • The state to be encrusted.
    • A crust or coating: an incrustation of salt on the window.
    • A decorative technique in which a contrasting material is placed on a surface as an inlay or overlay.
    • A material therefore used.
    • Biology A coating of hardened exudate or other material on a body or human anatomy part; a scale or scab.
    • The act of incrusting, or even the state of being incrusted.
    • A crust or hard coating of everything upon or within a body, as a deposit of lime, deposit, etc., from liquid from the inner area of a steam boiler.
    • A covering or inlaying of marble, mosaic, etc., connected to the masonry by cramp irons or cement.
    • Anything inlaid or imbedded.
    • The act of incrusting, or the state of being incrusted.
    • A crust or hard layer of something upon or within a body, as a deposit of lime, deposit, etc., from water on the internal area of a steam boiler.
    • A covering or inlaying of marble, mosaic, etc., connected to the masonry by cramp irons or concrete.
    • Everything inlaid or imbedded.
    • The work of incrusting; the act of addressing or coating with any foreign substance; their state to be incrusted.
    • A crust or coat of anything on the surface of a body; a covering, coating, or scale, since mineral substances deposited by a spring or flow, or by the liquid in a steam-boiler; an efflorescence, as of salt or soft drink on the surface for the surface.
    • An inlaying of anything, as a plaque, tile, lacquer, veneer, mosaic, and/or want, into or upon the area, since a cabinet, mantelpiece, etc.
    • An incrusted or inlaid item or compound.
    • the synthesis of a crust
    • a hard exterior layer that covers anything
    • a decorative layer of contrasting material that's applied to a surface as an inlay or overlay

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