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crustnoun

uk   /krʌst/  us   /krʌst/
[C or U] a hard outer covering of something: pie crust (= the cooked pastry on top) the earth's crust
[C] the outside layer of a loaf of bread: Could you cut the crusts off the sandwiches, please?
crusted
adjective uk   /ˈkrʌs.tɪd/  us   /ˈkrʌs.tɪd/
crusted with mud
(Definition of crust from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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crustnoun

 us   /krʌst/
  • crust noun (BREAD)

[C/U] a hard outer covering, esp. on a loaf of bread or a pastry
  • crust noun (EARTH)

earth science [C] the outer layer of the earth
crustal
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈkrʌs·təl/
earth science crustal displacement
(Definition of crust from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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