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See definition of encrustation on Dictionary.com
  • as incoating
  • as incrust

synonyms for encrustation

  • blanket
  • coat
  • crust
  • glaze
  • layer
  • membrane
  • patina
  • sheet
  • skin
  • varnish
  • veneer
  • bloom
  • dusting
  • film
  • finish
  • lamination
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How to use encrustation in a sentence

It is hard and mineralized, this is to say, the warp and woof of silk are hidden by a thick encrustation of sand.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
This quickly removes the encrustation if it has not been allowed to grow thick before the attempt is made.
THE LIBRARY OF WORK AND PLAY: HOUSEKEEPINGELIZABETH HALE GILMAN
He had reached the end of the narrow passage, and dimly made out a domed room in the rock, white with translucent encrustation.
FRONTIER BOYS ON THE COASTCAPT. WYN ROOSEVELT
They laved their wounds, which were intensely sore at first, owing to the encrustation of salt on their skins.
HIS UNKNOWN WIFELOUIS TRACY
Gabriel sat up on the bed and rapped the bowl of his pipe against the bedpost to loosen some refractory encrustation.
GABRIEL CONROYBERT HARTE
Through a rent in his white kanzu, which was glued to his body, his shoulder appeared, covered with a black encrustation.
SACRIFICESTEPHEN FRENCH WHITMAN
At an early stage a process of encrustation began, and continued.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
The rest of the keys were worn red with thick encrustation of rust.
THE SHADOW OF A CRIMEHALL CAINE
This, however, is merely an encrustation, not extending into the objects.
ANIMALS OF THE PASTFREDERIC A. LUCAS
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WORDS RELATED TO ENCRUSTATION

  • blanket
  • bloom
  • coat
  • crust
  • dusting
  • encrustation
  • film
  • finish
  • glaze
  • lamination
  • layer
  • membrane
  • patina
  • sheet
  • skin
  • varnish
  • veneer
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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