Definition of 'crust'
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All the extras have grey hair and a thick crust of spores and fungal matter on their face. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The watchdog wants to clarify public awareness of how these sites earn their crust and will look into whether they truly benefit consumers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The tedium of earning a crust:'Have to work today. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is the only tome you need to join the upper crust. The Sun (2015)Using steam in the ovens gives a loaf a darker crust. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It also forms a crust over the cut and that will keep out infection. The Sun (2016)Its chemistry is the bottom line for oceanic crust. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)Think of it as a lava pool covered with a crust of rock. The Broken God (1993)There was a time when rugby greats earned their crusts in towns like this. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They may crust on the surface of the skin or bleed. Understanding Cancer (1987)The pudding will swell through the sauce to make a moist sponge with a thin crust. Times, Sunday Times (2013)As it grew colder the crust became thicker and began to cut like a knife. Christianity Today (2000)Encourage a good brown upper crust with more coals on top in the final minutes. Into Africa - a social history of the East African Safari (1989)Remove the beef from the oven and cover the crust with a double layer of foil. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The elements are too hostile for farming so they seek other ways to earn a crust. The Sun (2010)How long will it take for the thin crust of civilisation to follow suit? Times, Sunday Times (2013)The turnover of the oceanic crust also means that much of the earth above the core is recycled. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)Turn when a crust forms, use a metal spatula to turn. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is still cooling and many miles below, the hard crust is still hot. Technology Basic Facts (1990)It discovered that Europa has a vast ocean beneath a thick crust of ice. The Sun (2010)We can't see the upper crusts reclaiming the phrase any time soon. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Let them brown and form a crust before turning, adjusting the heat to avoid burning. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is one of the commoner elements in the earth 's crust and indeed in our own bodies. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)My brother makes mayonnaise and then keeps it uncovered in the fridge until there's a hairy grey crust on the surface. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Pakistan is susceptible to earthquakes as it sits on moving parts of the Earth 's crust. The Sun (2015)In places, slivers of oceanic crust were pushed upwards, rather than downwards. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)
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British English: crust NOUN
The crust on a loaf of bread is the outside part.
Cut the crusts off the bread.
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