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encrustation

Noun

1 the formation of a crust [syn: incrustation]
2 a hard outer layer that covers something [syn: crust, incrustation]
3 a decorative coating of contrasting material that is applied to a surface as an inlay or overlay [syn: incrustation]

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Noun

  1. An incrustation
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