crust Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “crust” in the English Dictionary

"crust" in British English

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

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 us   /krʌst/

crust noun (BREAD)

[C/U] a hard ​outercovering, esp. on a ​loaf of ​bread or a ​pastry

crust noun (EARTH)

earth science [C] the ​outerlayer of the ​earth
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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