crust : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  the outer layer of the Earth
  • n  a hard outer layer that covers something
  • n  the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
  • v  form a crust or form into a crust
    The bread crusted in the oven

  • Another safety feature: incredible, crust-of-the-Earth-cooling slowness.
  • The scientific evidence against Golan is largely based on measurements of the oxygen isotopic composition (in technical terms, d18O Delta 18 Oxygen) of the thin crust or .
  • Like, she should just be happy that she's invited to this dinner party, she's a spinster, she should expect nothing more than a crust of bread washed down with a cup of loneliness.
News & Articles

  • Comment on Davidson: 39 debutantes, 27 Young Men of Distinction presented at Denver Ballet Guild's Le Bal de Ballet
    Debutantes and young men of distinction ... another world indeed. Welcome to the new era of Obama socialism, where the voices of the upper crust such as Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity and Rush Limbaugh, are growing dimmer by the day ... The GOP is in disarray trying to deal with the new paradigm associated with changing demographics! By the way, I've worked for some of these upper crust families ...
    June 16, 2013 - Denver Post
  • Lard pie crust
    Makes one 9-inch double-crust pie 2 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup cold lard 1/3 cup ice water 2 tablespoons cider vinegar Extra flour (for sprinkling) 1 recipe mixed blueberry filling (see recipe) 1 tablespoon milk (for brushing) 1 tablespoon sugar (for sprinkling) 1. In a bowl, stir the flour and salt to mix them.        
    June 15, 2013 - Boston Globe
  • Scientists Uncover Secrets Of Biological Soil Crust Microbes
    Brett Smith for – Your Universe Online A new study from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, California has found the biological soil crust (BSC) layer of a desert contains microbes that lie in wait for the ideal conditions to begin metabolic activity. “We found a way to measure from start to finish in real unaltered samples the molecular events behind the response ...
    June 15, 2013 - redOrbit

  • Johns Hopkins in International Herald Tribune
    Only because the crust is thin and decoupled from the deep interior by this ocean is the wind able to move the crust around as much as we see,lead author Ralph Lorenz of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory said in an...
  • Steve Squyres in
    It is from deep in the crust and someplace far away on Mars, though exactly how deep and how far we can't yet estimate,Squyres said.
  • Stephen Mayne in Sydney Morning Herald
    Mr Mayne said gambling was "an awful way to carve out a crust" and it was "disappointing" that Australia's leading businessman had decided to do so.

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