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Whether rich or poor, a home is not a home unless the roots of love are ever striking deeper through the crust of the earthly and the conventional, into the very realities of being, not consciously always; seldom, perhaps; the simplicity of loving grows by living simply near nature and God.
Lucy Larcom

Meaning of "crust" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CRUST

From Latin crūsta hard surface, rind, shell.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CRUST

crust  [krʌst] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRUST

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Crust is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb crust in English.

WHAT DOES CRUST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Crust

Crust may refer to: ▪ Crust ▪ The Crust, television series Physical sciences: ▪ Crust, at least continent-wide structure ▪ Soil crust, local biology-sensitive structure Food: ▪ Crust, dense surface layer of bread ▪ Crust, outer layer composed of pastry ▪ Crust, bread foundation of pizza Music: ▪ Crust, musical style a.k.a. crust punk ▪ Crust ▪ Crust, by Sarcófago ▪ Crust, by Sadist People: ▪ Brian O'Conner, Paul Walker's character in The Fast and The Furious...

Definition of crust in the English dictionary

The first definition of crust in the dictionary is the hard outer part of bread. Other definition of crust is a piece of bread consisting mainly of this. Crust is also the baked shell of a pie, tart, etc.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CRUST

PRESENT

Present
I crust
you crust
he/she/it crusts
we crust
you crust
they crust
Present continuous
I am crusting
you are crusting
he/she/it is crusting
we are crusting
you are crusting
they are crusting
Present perfect
I have crusted
you have crusted
he/she/it has crusted
we have crusted
you have crusted
they have crusted
Present perfect continuous
I have been crusting
you have been crusting
he/she/it has been crusting
we have been crusting
you have been crusting
they have been crusting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I crusted
you crusted
he/she/it crusted
we crusted
you crusted
they crusted
Past continuous
I was crusting
you were crusting
he/she/it was crusting
we were crusting
you were crusting
they were crusting
Past perfect
I had crusted
you had crusted
he/she/it had crusted
we had crusted
you had crusted
they had crusted
Past perfect continuous
I had been crusting
you had been crusting
he/she/it had been crusting
we had been crusting
you had been crusting
they had been crusting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will crust
you will crust
he/she/it will crust
we will crust
you will crust
they will crust
Future continuous
I will be crusting
you will be crusting
he/she/it will be crusting
we will be crusting
you will be crusting
they will be crusting
Future perfect
I will have crusted
you will have crusted
he/she/it will have crusted
we will have crusted
you will have crusted
they will have crusted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been crusting
you will have been crusting
he/she/it will have been crusting
we will have been crusting
you will have been crusting
they will have been crusting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would crust
you would crust
he/she/it would crust
we would crust
you would crust
they would crust
Conditional continuous
I would be crusting
you would be crusting
he/she/it would be crusting
we would be crusting
you would be crusting
they would be crusting
Conditional perfect
I would have crust
you would have crust
he/she/it would have crust
we would have crust
you would have crust
they would have crust
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been crusting
you would have been crusting
he/she/it would have been crusting
we would have been crusting
you would have been crusting
they would have been crusting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you crust
we let´s crust
you crust
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to crust
Past participle
crusted
Present Participle
crusting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRUST


antirust
ˌæntɪˈrʌst
antitrust
ˌæntɪˈtrʌst
becrust
bɪˈkrʌst
distrust
dɪsˈtrʌst
encrust
ɪnˈkrʌst
entrust
ɪnˈtrʌst
frust
frʌst
incrust
ɪnˈkrʌst
intrust
ɪnˈtrʌst
mistrust
ˌmɪsˈtrʌst
out-thrust
ˌaʊtˈθrʌst
overthrust
ˈəʊvəˌθrʌst
piecrust
ˈpaɪkrʌst
rust
rʌst
thrust
θrʌst
trust
trʌst
unitrust
ˈjuːnɪˌtrʌst
untrust
ʌnˈtrʌst
upper-crust
ˈʌpəˌkrʌst
upthrust
ˈʌpˌθrʌst

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRUST

crusie
crusily
Crusoe
crusta
crusta lactea
crustacea
crustacean
crustaceous
crustal
crustate
crustation
crusted
crustier
crusties
crustiest
crustily
crustiness
crustless
crustose
crusty

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRUST

abdominal thrust
black rust
blind trust
blister rust
brain trust
brains trust
breach of trust
charitable trust
Civic Trust
closed-end trust
continental crust
cut and thrust
discretionary trust
Historic Places Trust
investment trust
National Trust
squat thrust
unit trust
upper crust
wheat rust

Synonyms and antonyms of crust in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CRUST»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «crust» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of crust

Translation of «crust» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRUST

Find out the translation of crust to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of crust from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «crust» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

面包皮
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

corteza
570 millions of speakers

English

crust
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पपड़ी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

القشرة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

кора
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

crosta
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

খড়ি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

croûte
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kerak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kruste
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

パンの耳
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

빵 껍질
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kerak bumi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vỏ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மேல் ஓடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कवच
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kabuk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

crosta
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ciasto
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кора
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

crustă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κρούστα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kors
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skorpa
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

skorpe
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of crust

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRUST»

The term «crust» is very widely used and occupies the 18.643 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRUST» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «crust» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «crust» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about crust

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10 QUOTES WITH «CRUST»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word crust.
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Aesop
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
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Christiaan Barnard
If the poor overweight jogger only knew how far he had to run to work off the calories in a crust of bread he might find it better in terms of pound per mile to go to a massage parlor.
3
Robert Farrar Capon
Older women are like aging strudels - the crust may not be so lovely, but the filling has come at last into its own.
4
Havelock Ellis
All civilization has from time to time become a thin crust over a volcano of revolution.
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Morgan Freeman
Was I always going to be here? No I was not. I was going to be homeless at one time, a taxi driver, truck driver, or any kind of job that would get me a crust of bread. You never know what's going to happen.
6
Giovanni Guareschi
When you share your last crust of bread with a beggar, you mustn't behave as if you were throwing a bone to a dog. You must give humbly, and thank him for allowing you to have a part in his hunger.
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Alexandra Guarnaschelli
I don't show just anyone how to crust a sea bass. That's sacred information.
8
Lucy Larcom
Whether rich or poor, a home is not a home unless the roots of love are ever striking deeper through the crust of the earthly and the conventional, into the very realities of being, not consciously always; seldom, perhaps; the simplicity of loving grows by living simply near nature and God.
9
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Set the foot down with distrust on the crust of the world - it is thin.
10
Peggy Noonan
The 2008 election settled nothing, not even for a while. Our national politics are reflecting what appears to be going on geologically, on the bottom of the oceans and beneath the crust of the Earth: the tectonic plates are moving.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRUST»

Discover the use of crust in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to crust and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Crust
The Treatise on Geochemistry is the first work providing a comprehensive, integrated summary of the present state of geochemistry.
Roberta L. Rudnick, 2005
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Crust
From the author of "One on One, Memories of Amnesia," and "Brain Surgeon" comes one of the most perverse satires (Jonathan Lethem) written in recent years.
Lawrence Shainberg, 2008
3
Evolution and Differentiation of the Continental Crust
The final chapters review the emplacement and growth of plutons and outline a modeling approach to the physical controls on crustal differentiation. This is a valuable summary of recent advances for graduate students and research workers.
Michael Brown, Tracy Rushmer, 2006
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We're the Light Crust Doughboys from Burrus Mill: An Oral ...
In this book, Jean Boyd draws on the memories of Marvin "Smokey" Montgomery and other longtime band members and supporters to tell the Light Crust Doughboys story from the band's founding in 1931 through the year 2000.
Jean A. Boyd, 2010
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Crust and Lithosphere Dynamics
Crust and Lithosphere Dynamics brings together the results of studies that are fundamental to our understanding of crust and lithosphere dynamics. It begins with a discussion of plate kinematics and mechanics.
Anthony B. Watts, 2009
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The Light Crust Doughboys are on the Air: Celebrating ...
This is the story of the Light Crust Doughboys phenomenon, from their debut broadcast in 1930 to their contemporary live performances.
John Mark Dempsey, 2002
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Stress Field of the Earth's Crust
This book about rock stress is suitable for students in geosciences and rock engineering, who need to broaden their horizons about the Stress Field of the Earth s Crust.
Arno Zang, Ove Stephansson, 2009
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Earth's Crust
Using clear, simple language, Early Bird Earth Science titles provide students with thorough explanations of basic geology concepts.
Conrad J. Storad, 2007
9
Crust: Bread to Get Your Teeth Into
In a companion volume to Dough, a professional baker and baking instructor presents a series of delicious bread recipes that range from a Thai-inspired flatbread to mini baguettes, accompanied by detailed guidelines on the art of ...
Richard Bertinet, 2007
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The Earth's Crust: Its Nature and Physical Properties
THE EVOLUTION OF THE EARTH'S CRUST AMD SEDIMENTARY BASIN DEVELOPMENT A. R. Green Exxon Production Research Company, Houston, Texas 77001 Abstract. The earth's crust is a thin dynamic shell that changes in both ...
John G. Heacock, 1977

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRUST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term crust is used in the context of the following news items.
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Chickpea crust makes gluten-free pizza easy
Happily, here's a pizza that swaps out the traditional Italian wheat-based crust for a chickpea “flour” crust that's popular in many parts of the ... «Press Herald, Jul 15»
2
Venture off the beaten crust for quality pizza
Next time you have a hankering for this most essential of food groups, branch out and try one of these joints off the beaten crust. I guarantee ... «UTDailyBeacon.com, Jul 15»
3
Hungry Howie's Pizza Announces Sriracha Pizza Crust
The original crust will be available starting today through September 30th, so sriracha lovers better “open, eat, repeat” while this flavor is ... «Franchising.com, Jul 15»
4
Gluten-free recipe: Roasted fish with a parsley and hazelnut crust
Remove the potato mixture from the oven and arrange the fish over the potato, crust side up. Return to the oven and bake for a further 6-8 ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
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Stuffed Crust Pizza Joins Endless Buffet at CiCi's
Beginning today, CiCi's Pizza is debuting its all-new Stuffed Crust Pizza ... “Our guests have been asking us to offer stuffed crust and we're all ... «RestaurantNews.com, Jul 15»
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Cork and Crust closes at 16 West Marketplace
Cork and Crust, one of the best-known tenants at 16 West Marketplace, suddenly closed about two weeks ago. The vacancy has left a hole in ... «Roanoke Times, Jul 15»
7
One jaw-droppingly calorific pizza
The cheeseburger crust pizza, which features eight mini-cheeseburgers built into its crust, is the latest offering from the popular nationwide ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
8
Radioisotope studies show the continental crust formed 3 billion …
Variation in the thickness of juvenile continental crust through time. Credit: (c) 2015 Nature Geoscience, 2015. doi:10.1038/ngeo2466. «Phys.Org, Jul 15»
9
Recipe for gluten-free Margherita pizza with a chickpea crust
This June 15, 2015 photo shows chickpea crust pizza margherita in Concord, N.H. This dish is from a recipe by Sara Moulton. «Globalnews.ca, Jul 15»
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Tomori's in Lakewood Does Thin-Crust Pizza Right
In place of a puffy and blistered outer crust is the sort of crispy wafer formed when cheese hits the deck of a hot oven. Tomori uses conventional ... «Cleveland Scene Weekly, Jul 15»

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