- Rhymes: -ʌst
- (transitive) To cover with a hard crust.
- iron encrusted with rust
- a doughnut encrusted with sugar
- (intransitive) To form a crust.
- (transitive) To inset or affix decorative materials upon (a surface); to inlay into, as a piece of carving or other ornamental object.
- The jeweller encrusted the ring with gems.
To cover with a hard crust