encrustation : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the formation of a crust
- n a hard outer layer that covers something
- n a decorative coating of contrasting material that is applied to a surface as an inlay or overlay
- 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 .