encrustation


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en·crust·a·tion

 (ĕn′krŭs-tā′shən)
n.
Variant of incrustation.
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in•crus•ta•tion

(ˌɪn krʌˈsteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of incrusting or the state of being incrusted.
2. a crust or hard coating.
3.
a. the inlaying or addition of enriching materials to a surface.
b. the materials used.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.encrustation - the formation of a crust
formation - natural process that causes something to form; "the formation of gas in the intestine"; "the formation of crystals"; "the formation of pseudopods"
2.encrustation - a hard outer layer that covers something
covering, natural covering, cover - a natural object that covers or envelops; "under a covering of dust"; "the fox was flushed from its cover"
calculus, tophus, tartar - an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums
3.encrustation - a decorative coating of contrasting material that is applied to a surface as an inlay or overlay
decoration, ornament, ornamentation - something used to beautify
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Translations

encrustation

[ˌɪnkrʌsˈteɪʃn] Nincrustación f
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encrustation

[ˌɪŋkrʌˈsteɪʃən] n
(= layer) [mud] → couche m; [ice] → croûte f
(= covering) [jewels] → incrustation f
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encrustation

nKruste f, → Verkrustung f; (fig, with diamonds, pearls, lace) → Besatz m; (with ice etc) → Überzug m
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The high frequency of encrustation of D, ohioensis ossicles by small, calcareous tubes was not previously documented in the initial description and interpretation of this taxon.
Six months after placement of the device, she presented with gross hematuria and recurrent urinary tract infections and was found to have encrustation of the distal silicone tip of the Detour device within the bladder.
However, this is often not the case as encrustation and bacterial infection can block the catheter or lead to medical complications [3].
The patients were followed up for complications, chiefly blockage, encrustation, breakage, infection and migration till the stents were removed.
The trilobites of both collections were searched for the encrustation. Three encrusted illaenid pygidia and two encrusted illaenid cranidia were found (Figs 1, 2).
Encrustation and associated stone burden of the stents were evaluated with non-contrast stone protocol computerised tomography.
From the oxidized artillery shell fragment, a pocketknife, percussion caps, friction primers, and the 1920 coins were also recovered from the encrustation that had formed, binding all metal items together.
Corrosion and encrustation of subsea structures is daily controlled by impressed current cathodic protection, metallic coatings and chemical films on shipping.
Among these treatments is the encrustation, widely used in vegetables and recently used in forage species.
In warm water areas, encrustation with barnacles, tube worms and zebra mussels is a common problem.
The tubing is engineered with a smooth surface and inner bore that resists sticking, encrustation and bacteria growth, while reducing the potential for particle entrapment.
Disarticulation, encrustation, bioerosion, fragmentation and abrasion are the recorded taphonomic processes in the intertidal gastropod and bivalve shells from the northern Red Sea coast, Egypt.