Incrustation

In`crus*ta"tion

(?), n. [L. incrustatio: cf. F. incrustation. See Incrust.]
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1. The act of incrusting, or the state of being incrusted.
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2. A crust or hard coating of anything upon or within a body, as a deposit of lime, sediment, etc., from water on the inner surface of a steam boiler.
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3. (Arch.) A covering or inlaying of marble, mosaic, etc., attached to the masonry by cramp irons or cement.
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4. (Fine Arts) Anything inlaid or imbedded.
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