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synonyms for caking

  • layer
  • skin
  • surface
  • band
  • bloom
  • border
  • coat
  • concretion
  • covering
  • edge
  • encrustation
  • film
  • hull
  • incrustation
  • integument
  • outside
  • rind
  • scab
  • shell
  • verge
  • fix
  • stiffen
  • thicken
  • condense
  • jelly
  • clot
  • congeal
  • solidify
  • cake
  • coagulate
  • jell
  • gelatinize
  • crystallize
  • jellify
  • gel
  • become firm
  • gelate
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antonyms for caking

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  • core
  • interior
  • middle
  • center
  • inside
  • halt
  • finish
  • end
  • discourage
  • rise
  • go up
  • remove
  • displace
  • dissolve
  • melt
  • hinder
  • dissuade
  • ascend
  • soften
  • thin
  • dilute
  • liquefy
  • separate
  • dissolve
  • melt
  • thin
  • heat
  • soften
  • liquefy
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How to use caking in a sentence

In a winter gale, with ice caking on her, he would have viewed their situation in different light.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
Of course they were muddy, but I remember beneath the caking of the clay that they were of new leather.
WITH THE DOUGHBOY IN FRANCEEDWARD HUNGERFORD
The caking property is best developed in coals low in oxygen with 25 to 30% of volatile matters.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 6, SLICE 5VARIOUS
The property of caking or yielding a coherent coke is usually absent, and the ash is often very high.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 6, SLICE 5VARIOUS
A sort of scale or caking in long, long time grows over original feelings.
AMARYLLIS AT THE FAIRRICHARD JEFFERIES
So coking coals are rendered dry, non-caking, and valueless for this purpose by long exposure.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 362, DECEMBER 9, 1882VARIOUS
A caking of dust on the torso of his jacket showed where the blood had oozed from a bullet wound in the chest, and quickly dried.
THE WOLF CUBPATRICK CASEY
There are two varieties of cubical coal; the open-burning and the caking.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
Joe was watersoaked to the skin, and mud was caking on his clothes.
THE FOREST OF MYSTERYJAMES H. FOSTER
We must also be sure that the soil is frequently stirred to avoid caking.
GARDEN ORNAMENTSMARY H. NORTHEND
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WORDS RELATED TO CAKING

  • band
  • bloom
  • border
  • caking
  • coat
  • concretion
  • covering
  • edge
  • encrustation
  • film
  • hull
  • incrustation
  • integument
  • layer
  • outside
  • rind
  • scab
  • shell
  • skin
  • surface
  • verge
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.