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Definition of "encrustation" [encrustation]

  • Variant of incrustation. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "encrustation" in a sentence
  • "NCS can remove contaminants such as PVC, soils, tarnish, carbon spots, verdigris and encrustation from the surface."
  • "Judging by the sneak previews, oversized and all-black watches, gem encrustation and bling continue as dominant trends in, respectively: The men's market, the high-end sector, and so-called 'Chav-land'."
  • "From a distance you can't see the layers of encrustation that have diluted the power of Mies's minimalism."