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noun [countable/uncountable] crust pronunciation in British English /krʌst/
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  1. 1
    the hard brown outer part of a loaf of bread
    a crust of bread: Sparrows pecked at a crust of bread.
  2. 3
    the thick outer surface of the Earth or another planet
    the Earth’s crust: Molten lava rose up from beneath the Earth’s crust.
  3. 4
    a hard layer of a substance covering a softer substance or a liquid
    I washed the crust of make-up from my face.


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