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See definition of incrustation on Dictionary.com
  • as inscale
  • as incrust

synonyms for incrustation

  • film
  • flake
  • lamina
  • layer
  • plate
  • scurf
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How to use incrustation in a sentence

Blew in two faces & got good looking ore seamed with a black incrustation, oxide of something, but what could not determine.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
Salt Meadows on the Upper Missouri, and great herds of buffalo—incrustation of salt, which looks like snow.
ADVENTURES OF THE OJIBBEWAY AND IOWAY INDIANS IN ENGLAND, FRANCE, AND BELGIUM; VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGE CATLIN
She resembled a fine old wainscotted painting with the face and features shining through a thick incrustation of copal varnish.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTIONVARIOUS
Hence the thoughts of its builders were early and constantly directed to the incrustation of arches.
THE STONES OF VENICE, VOLUME I (OF 3)JOHN RUSKIN
The throne itself was of ivory with gold incrustation and with elbow-rests of gold, in the form of recumbent lions.
SULAMITH: A ROMANCE OF ANTIQUITYALEXANDRE KUPRIN
In other orders the branches gain support from incrustation, from interlacing, and from cohering on the edges.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
The layers are thin, but eventually overlap one another, and the incrustation sometimes becomes an inch thick and resembles coral.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
What makes that thin incrustation of ice over the trunk and every twig which has been attracting my admiration these three days?
CEDAR CREEKELIZABETH HELY WALSHE
A globule of metal should result, and perhaps an incrustation on the coal.
THE A B C OF MININGCHARLES A. BRAMBLE
The incrustation is thus reduced to dust, and the tube, after the operation, is absolutely clean.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 467, DECEMBER 13, 1884VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO INCRUSTATION

  • band
  • bloom
  • border
  • caking
  • coat
  • concretion
  • covering
  • edge
  • encrustation
  • film
  • hull
  • incrustation
  • integument
  • layer
  • outside
  • rind
  • scab
  • shell
  • skin
  • surface
  • verge
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