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n. - A decorative coating of contrasting material that is applied to a surface as an inlay or overlay; A hard outer layer that covers something; The formation of a crust.

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  • The sweet principle of honey and molasses, and the incrustation which is so frequently seen on figs and raisins, are also essentially the same substance.
  • -- Don't put oil in your boiler to prevent incrustation.
  • There was no saline incrustation, and no palmell√¶ found.
  • Found abundantly the white incrustation on the surface of the soil.
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