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en·crust

(ĕn-krŭst′) also in·crust (ĭn-)
tr.v. en·crust·ed, en·crust·ing, en·crusts also in·crust·ed or in·crust·ing or in·crusts
1. To cover or coat with or as if with a crust: tires encrusted with dried mud; legalities that were encrusted with tradition.
2. To decorate by inlaying or overlaying with a contrasting material: encrust wood paneling with ivory.

[Possibly from French incruster, from Latin incrustāre : in-, on; see en-1 + crusta, crust; see kreus- in Indo-European roots.]

encrust

(ɪnˈkrʌst) or

incrust

vb
1. (tr) to cover or overlay with or as with a crust or hard coating
2. to form or cause to form a crust or hard coating
3. (tr) to decorate lavishly, as with jewels
ˌencrusˈtation, ˌincrusˈtation n

in•crust

(ɪnˈkrʌst)
v.t.
1. to cover or line with a crust or hard coating.
2. to form into a crust.
3. to deposit as a crust.
v.i.
4. to form a crust.
[1635–45; < Latin incrustāre]

encrust


Past participle: encrusted
Gerund: encrusting

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
I encrusted
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we encrusted
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Present Continuous
I am encrusting
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Present Perfect
I have encrusted
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Past Continuous
I was encrusting
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Past Perfect
I had encrusted
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Future
I will encrust
you will encrust
he/she/it will encrust
we will encrust
you will encrust
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Future Perfect
I will have encrusted
you will have encrusted
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you will have encrusted
they will have encrusted
Future Continuous
I will be encrusting
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you will be encrusting
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been encrusting
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he/she/it has been encrusting
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you have been encrusting
they have been encrusting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been encrusting
you will have been encrusting
he/she/it will have been encrusting
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you will have been encrusting
they will have been encrusting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been encrusting
you had been encrusting
he/she/it had been encrusting
we had been encrusting
you had been encrusting
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Conditional
I would encrust
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he/she/it would encrust
we would encrust
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Past Conditional
I would have encrusted
you would have encrusted
he/she/it would have encrusted
we would have encrusted
you would have encrusted
they would have encrusted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.encrust - cover or coat with a crust
coat, surface - put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface; "coat the cake with chocolate"
2.encrust - decorate or cover lavishly (as with gems)encrust - decorate or cover lavishly (as with gems)
adorn, decorate, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify - make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"
3.encrust - form a crust or a hard layer
effloresce - become encrusted with crystals due to evaporation
harden, indurate - become hard or harder; "The wax hardened"
Translations

encrust

[ɪnˈkrʌst] VTincrustar (with de)

encrust

[ɪnˈkrʌst] vt
(with mud)encroûter
(with jewels)incruster

encrust

vt (fig, with pearls) → besetzen; encrusted with earth/cementerd-/zementverkrustet; a jewel-encrusted broocheine juwelenbesetzte Brosche; encrusted with icevereist