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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crust, Earth's crust(noun)

    the outer layer of the Earth

  2. crust, incrustation, encrustation(noun)

    a hard outer layer that covers something

  3. crust, gall, impertinence, impudence, insolence, cheekiness, freshness(verb)

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

  4. crust(verb)

    form a crust or form into a crust

    "The bread crusted in the oven"

Wiktionary

  1. crust(Noun)

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

    Etymology: crusta via and cruste.

  2. crust(Noun)

    The external layer of most types of bread.

    Etymology: crusta via and cruste.

  3. crust(Noun)

    Outer layer composed of pastry

    Etymology: crusta via and cruste.

  4. crust(Noun)

    Bread foundation of pizza

    Etymology: crusta via and cruste.

  5. crust(Noun)

    The outermost layer of the lithosphere of the Earth.

    Etymology: crusta via and cruste.

  6. crust(Noun)

    Nerve, gall.

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

    Etymology: crusta via and cruste.

  7. crust(Verb)

    To cover with a crust.

    Etymology: crusta via and cruste.

  8. crust(Verb)

    To form a crust.

    Etymology: crusta via and cruste.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crust(noun)

    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. Crust(noun)

    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. Crust(noun)

    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. Crust(noun)

    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. Crust(noun)

    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. Crust(noun)

    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. Crust(noun)

    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. Crust(noun)

    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. Crust(noun)

    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. Crust(verb)

    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. Pizza Hut:

    That crust is fantastic. Love that crust. as all good companies do, there’s a point where you have to evolve and what we looked at with this opportunity and our new menu was that evolution.

  2. Christine Robinson:

    The mix between the crispiness of the crust, the chewiness of the toppings and the slurping of the wine is what did it.

  3. Aesop:

    A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.

  4. 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.

  5. Alien Life -RSB- Raymond:

    If you've been there or seen pictures, you know how barren that landscape is, in terms of fundamental nutrient availability of carbon and nitrogen, these things are tough to get your hands on when you're in a biological soil crust.

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