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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crust, Earth's crustnoun

    the outer layer of the Earth

  2. crust, incrustation, encrustationnoun

    a hard outer layer that covers something

  3. crust, gall, impertinence, impudence, insolence, cheekiness, freshnessverb

    the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties

  4. crustverb

    form a crust or form into a crust

    "The bread crusted in the oven"

Wiktionary

  1. crustnoun

    A more solid, dense or hard layer on a surface or boundary.

    Etymology: crusta via and cruste.

  2. crustnoun

    The external layer of most types of bread.

    Etymology: crusta via and cruste.

  3. crustnoun

    Outer layer composed of pastry

    Etymology: crusta via and cruste.

  4. crustnoun

    Bread foundation of pizza

    Etymology: crusta via and cruste.

  5. crustnoun

    The outermost layer of the lithosphere of the Earth.

    Etymology: crusta via and cruste.

  6. crustnoun

    Nerve, gall.

    You've got a lot of crust standing there saying that.

    Etymology: crusta via and cruste.

  7. crustverb

    To cover with a crust.

    Etymology: crusta via and cruste.

  8. crustverb

    To form a crust.

    Etymology: crusta via and cruste.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crustnoun

    the hard external coat or covering of anything; the hard exterior surface or outer shell; an incrustation; as, a crust of snow

    Etymology: [L. crusta: cf. OF. crouste, F. crote; prob. akin to Gr. ice, E. crystal, from the same root as E. crude, raw. See Raw, and cf. Custard.]

  2. Crustnoun

    the hard exterior or surface of bread, in distinction from the soft part or crumb; or a piece of bread grown dry or hard

    Etymology: [L. crusta: cf. OF. crouste, F. crote; prob. akin to Gr. ice, E. crystal, from the same root as E. crude, raw. See Raw, and cf. Custard.]

  3. Crustnoun

    the cover or case of a pie, in distinction from the soft contents

    Etymology: [L. crusta: cf. OF. crouste, F. crote; prob. akin to Gr. ice, E. crystal, from the same root as E. crude, raw. See Raw, and cf. Custard.]

  4. Crustnoun

    the dough, or mass of doughy paste, cooked with a potpie; -- also called dumpling

    Etymology: [L. crusta: cf. OF. crouste, F. crote; prob. akin to Gr. ice, E. crystal, from the same root as E. crude, raw. See Raw, and cf. Custard.]

  5. Crustnoun

    the exterior portion of the earth, formerly universally supposed to inclose a molten interior

    Etymology: [L. crusta: cf. OF. crouste, F. crote; prob. akin to Gr. ice, E. crystal, from the same root as E. crude, raw. See Raw, and cf. Custard.]

  6. Crustnoun

    the shell of crabs, lobsters, etc

    Etymology: [L. crusta: cf. OF. crouste, F. crote; prob. akin to Gr. ice, E. crystal, from the same root as E. crude, raw. See Raw, and cf. Custard.]

  7. Crustnoun

    a hard mass, made up of dried secretions blood, or pus, occurring upon the surface of the body

    Etymology: [L. crusta: cf. OF. crouste, F. crote; prob. akin to Gr. ice, E. crystal, from the same root as E. crude, raw. See Raw, and cf. Custard.]

  8. Crustnoun

    an incrustation on the interior of wine bottles, the result of the ripening of the wine; a deposit of tartar, etc. See Beeswing

    Etymology: [L. crusta: cf. OF. crouste, F. crote; prob. akin to Gr. ice, E. crystal, from the same root as E. crude, raw. See Raw, and cf. Custard.]

  9. Crustnoun

    to cover with a crust; to cover or line with an incrustation; to incrust

    Etymology: [L. crusta: cf. OF. crouste, F. crote; prob. akin to Gr. ice, E. crystal, from the same root as E. crude, raw. See Raw, and cf. Custard.]

  10. Crustverb

    to gather or contract into a hard crust; to become incrusted

    Etymology: [L. crusta: cf. OF. crouste, F. crote; prob. akin to Gr. ice, E. crystal, from the same root as E. crude, raw. See Raw, and cf. Custard.]

Freebase

  1. Crust

    In geology, the crust is the outermost solid shell of a rocky planet or natural satellite, which is chemically distinct from the underlying mantle. The crusts of Earth, our Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Io, and other planetary bodies have been generated largely by igneous processes, and these crusts are richer in incompatible elements than their respective mantles.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Crust

    krust, n. the hard rind or outside coating of anything: the outer part of bread: covering of a pie, &c.: (geol.) the solid exterior of the earth.—v.t. to cover with a crust or hard case.—v.i. to gather into a hard crust.—adj. Crustāt′ed, covered with a crust.—n. Crustā′tion, an adherent crust.—adv. Crust′ily.—n. Crust′iness.—adj. Crust′y, of the nature of or having a crust, as port or other wine: having a hard or harsh exterior: hard: snappy: surly. [O. Fr.,—L. crusta, rind.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crust in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crust in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of crust in a Sentence

  1. Bette Davis:

    To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to seat over lonely labor, to be given the chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy. As everyone else, I love to dunk my crust in it. But alone, it is not a diet designed to keep body and soul together.

  2. Natsue Abe:

    The second aim is we want to investigate the boundary between the oceanic crust and the mantle, the third one is we want to know how the oceanic crust formed.

  3. Mascha Davis:

    Pizza can be made healthier if you order a whole-grain crust, add a lot of veggies and order half the cheese. And ice cream can be a better choice if you get a sorbet or eat a healthy meal and then enjoy some real ice cream for dessert, there is a better version of almost any' cheat meal.'.

  4. Susan Hough:

    In the 1906 California earthquake, some people living 100 miles away slept through The Haiti quake, whereas the New Madrid earthquakes( which happened in 1811 and 1812 in present-day Missouri), it actually rang church bells in Charleston, South Carolina. That has to do with how the waves travel through the crust. There's a difference.

  5. Pizza Hut:

    Many have tried to recreate it, but there's still only ONE original stuffed crust pizza.

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