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English noun: crust

1. crust (object) the outer layer of the Earth

SynonymsEarth's crust

Broader (hypernym)layer

Narrower (hyponym)crustal plate, horst, plate

Part holonymasthenosphere

Part meronymgeosphere, lithosphere

Substance holonymsial, sima

2. crust (object) a hard outer layer that covers something

Synonymsencrustation, incrustation

Broader (hypernym)cover, covering, natural covering

Narrower (hyponym)calculus, tartar, tophus

3. crust (attribute) the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties

Synonymscheekiness, freshness, gall, impertinence, impudence, insolence

Broader (hypernym)discourtesy, rudeness

Narrower (hyponym)chutzpa, chutzpah, hutzpah

English verb: crust

1. crust (change) form a crust or form into a crust

SamplesThe bread crusted in the oven.

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)change surface

Entaildry, dry out

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