encrustation encrustation

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the formation of a crust
  2. (n) a hard outer layer that covers something
  3. (n) a decorative coating of contrasting material that is applied to a surface as an inlay or overlay

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Usage(s):

  • Prosper Merimee novella rather than from the encrustation of operatic melodramatics that have come to form the accepted Carmen style, Barrault restored to brimming life the tale .

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