encrustation

[ en-kruh-stey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF encrustation
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This, however, is merely an encrustation, not extending into the objects.

At an early stage a process of encrustation began, and continued.

This quickly removes the encrustation if it has not been allowed to grow thick before the attempt is made.

They laved their wounds, which were intensely sore at first, owing to the encrustation of salt on their skins.

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