ice crust

ice crust
ледяная корка

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  • crust — early 14c., hard outer part of bread, from O.Fr. crouste (13c., Mod.Fr. croûte) and directly from L. crusta rind, crust, shell, bark, from PIE *krus to that which has been hardened, from root *kreus to begin to freeze, form a crust (Cf. Skt. krud …   Etymology dictionary

  • Crust — (kr?st), n. [L. crusta: cf. OF. crouste, F. cro[^u]te; prob. akin to Gr. ????? ice, E. crystal, from the same root as E. crude, raw. See {Raw}, and cf. {Custard}.] 1. The hard external coat or covering of anything; the hard exterior surface or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crust — Crust, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crusted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Crusting}.] [Cf. OF. crouster, L. crustare. See {Crust}, n. ] To cover with a crust; to cover or line with an incrustation; to incrust. [1913 Webster] The whole body is crusted over with ice …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ice swimming — is swimming in a body of water with a frozen crust of ice, which requires cutting a hole in the ice. This may also be simulated by a pool of water at 0 °C, the temperature at which water freezes. Ice swimming is possible because the freezing of… …   Wikipedia

  • Ice age — An ice age is a period of long term reduction in the temperature of the Earth s surface and atmosphere, resulting in an expansion of continental ice sheets, polar ice sheets and alpine glaciers. Glaciologically, ice age is often used to mean a… …   Wikipedia

  • crust — noun 1 on a loaf of bread, pie, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ thick, thin ▪ flaky (esp. AmE) ▪ bread, pastry, pie, pizza …   Collocations dictionary

  • crust — [[t]krʌst[/t]] n. 1) coo the brown, hard outer surface of a loaf of bread 2) coo a slice of bread from the end of the loaf 3) a piece of stale bread 4) coo the pastry containing the filling of a pie or other dish 5) any hard external covering or… …   From formal English to slang

  • ice swimming — noun swimming in a body of water with a frozen crust of ice, which requires cutting a hole in the ice …   Wiktionary

  • crust — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin crusta; akin to Old English hrūse earth, Greek kryos icy cold, krystallos ice, crystal Date: 14th century 1. a. the hardened exterior or surface part of bread b. a piece of this or of bread grown dry or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Breaking the Ice (Enterprise) — ST episode name =Breaking the Ice series =Enterprise ep num =7 prod num =108 date =November 7, 2001 writer =Maria Jacquemetton Andre Jacquemetton director =Terry Windell producer =Dawn Valazquez guest =William Utay stardate =unknown year =2151… …   Wikipedia

  • en|crust´|ed|ly — en|crust|ed «ehn KRUHS tihd», adjective. 1. forming a crust: »encrusted ice, encrusted enamel. 2. Figurative. a) hardened; inflexible: »encrusted prejudices. Outmoded restrictions and encrusted rules hobble the organization (New York Times). b)… …   Useful english dictionary

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