Definitions of crust

  1. To gather into a crust. The crust of the earth, its solid exterior.
  2. To cover with or acquire a crust.
  3. To cover over with a hard covering.
  4. To cover with a crust or hard case.
  5. To become covered with a hard covering; as, the pond was crusted with ice.
  6. To gather into a hard crust.
  7. To form a crust.
  8. To cover with a crust; to harden the outside of a thing.
  9. the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
  10. the outer layer of the Earth
  11. a hard outer layer that covers something
  12. The hard external coat or covering of anything; the hard exterior surface or outer shell; an incrustation; as, a crust of snow.
  13. The hard exterior or surface of bread, in distinction from the soft part or crumb; or a piece of bread grown dry or hard.
  14. The cover or case of a pie, in distinction from the soft contents.
  15. The dough, or mass of doughy paste, cooked with a potpie; -- also called dumpling.
  16. The exterior portion of the earth, formerly universally supposed to inclose a molten interior.
  17. The shell of crabs, lobsters, etc.
  18. A hard mass, made up of dried secretions blood, or pus, occurring upon the surface of the body.
  19. To cover with a crust; to cover or line with an incrustation; to incrust.
  20. To gather or contract into a hard crust; to become incrusted.
  21. The hard rind or outside coating of anything: the outer part of bread: covering of a pie, etc.: ( geol.) the solid exterior of the earth.
  22. Hard rind or outside coating of anything; hard outer part of bread.
  23. A hard, thin coating; the outer part of bread; a bit of bread.
  24. A hard outside rind, coating, or covering, as of a loaf; a piece of bread or hard bread crust; a deposit from wine as it ripens, collected on the interior of bottles, & c.
  25. The outward covering or shell of anything, generally harder than the body itself; the outer portion of the earth; the tartar deposited from wine on the bottle, evidence of age, the wine being then called crusted.
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