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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food, Geology
crustcrust /krʌst/ ●●○ noun [countable, uncountable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 the hard brown outer surface of bread πŸ”Š sandwiches with the crusts cut off2 DFthe baked outer part of foods such as pies or pizzas πŸ”Š a thin-crust pizza3 SURFACEa thin hard dry layer on the surface of something πŸ”Š A hard gray crust had formed on the bottom of the tea kettle.4 the hard outer layer of the Earth πŸ”Š deep within the Earth’s crust β†’ earn a crust at earn(1), upper crust
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crustβ€’ a pizza with a thin, crispy crustβ€’ We were barely twenty when we got married, back before the Earth's crust cooled.β€’ the Earth's crustβ€’ The extra rises will affect the crust, texture, and flavor, usually giving a crustier, slightly more sour loaf.β€’ The thickness of the crust, for example, varies widely between continents and oceans.β€’ Use the sharp knife to cut off the crusts.β€’ The heat sets the crust and quickly evaporates the surface moisture, crisping the crust.β€’ It was a nightmare of a trip, the trucks constantly breaking through the crust and having to be dug out.β€’ Jimmy only eats sandwiches with the crusts cut off.crust ... formedβ€’ They ran the cell all day, after which time a green crust had formed on the cathode.
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