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crust

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

The crisp outer part of a loaf of bread; also used for the sediment that develops as wines mature.

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crust

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 6 words.

the upper crust: see upper.

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Crust

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 32 words.

English (Kent): from Middle English crust(e), Old French crouste ‘crust of bread’, according to Reaney applied as a nickname

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crust

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science — Earth Sciences and Geography.

The outer shell of the earth including the continents and the ocean floor; the lithosphere. Sial overlies sima in the continental crust; the oceanic crust is mostly sima.

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crust

Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 41 words.

The outermost layer of a planetary body, different in composition from the *mantle beneath. The Earth's crust, which forms

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crust

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 33 words.

adjust, august, bust, combust, crust, dust, encrust, entrust, gust, just, lust, mistrust, must, robust, rust, thrust, trust, undiscussed

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crust

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 33 words.

adjust, august, bust, combust, crust, dust, encrust, entrust, gust, just, lust, mistrust, must, robust, rust, thrust, trust, undiscussed

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crust

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 96 words.

In geology, the thin, outermost solid layer of the Earth. The crust represents less than 1% of the Earth's volume

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crust

Edited by Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Astronomical Instrumentation, Methods, and Techniques; Galaxies. 42 words.

The outermost layer of a planetary body, different in composition from the *mantle beneath. The Earth’s crust, which forms the upper part of the lithosphere, varies in thickness between...

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crust v

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 5 words.

krɤst

sp crust1

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biological crust

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 35 words.

A soil crust dominated by algae, lichens, or mosses. Biological soil crusts stabilize soils against wind erosion, and contribute to

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Upper Crust

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 210 words.

Who exactly was behind the recording of the Upper Crust’s Let Them Eat Rock debut remains something of a mystery

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crustal rebound

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

The raising of part of the Earth's crust after the melting of heavy continental ice sheets.

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crustal rebound

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 18 words.

The raising of part of the Earth's crust after the melting of heavy continental ice sheets.

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crustal rebound

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 18 words.

The raising of part of the Earth's *crust after the melting of heavy continental *ice sheets.

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crustal rebound

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 18 words.

The raising of part of the Earth's *crust after the melting of heavy continental *ice sheets.

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biological crust

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

A soil crust dominated by algae, lichens, or mosses. Biological soil crusts stabilize soils against wind erosion, and contribute to some of the organic dusts (McTainsh and Strong (2007)...

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Upper Crust

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Who exactly was behind the recording of the Upper Crust’s Let Them Eat Rock debut remains something of a mystery - the participants disguising themselves behind the sobriquets Lord Bendover...

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crustal subsidence

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

The depression of part of the Earth's crust that is caused by the immense weight of continental ice sheets.

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continental crust

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 43 words.

That part of the Earth's crust that forms the continents and the continental shelves. It is composed of rocks

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oceanic crust

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 92 words.

That part of the Earth's crust which is formed at mid‐ocean ridges, underlies the oceans, and is generally

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