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in·crust·a·tion(ĭn′krŭ-stā′shən) also en·crust·a·tion (ĕn′-)
a. The act of encrusting.
b. The state of being encrusted.
2. A crust or coating: an incrustation of salt on the window.
a. A decorative technique in which a contrasting material is applied to a surface as an inlay or overlay.
b. A material so applied.
4. Biology A coating of hardened exudate or other material on a body or body part; a scale or scab.
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in•crus•ta•tion(ˌɪn krʌˈsteɪ ʃən)
1. the act of incrusting or the state of being incrusted.
2. a crust or hard coating.
a. the inlaying or addition of enriching materials to a surface.
b. the materials used.
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|Noun||1.||incrustation - 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.||incrustation - 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"
|3.||incrustation - a decorative coating of contrasting material that is applied to a surface as an inlay or overlay|
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n. incrustación, formación de una postilla o costra.
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