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  • n. Plural form of encrustation.

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Examples

  • Lace insets, sparkly encrustations and complicated little curlicues of material were bound together with wafer-thin patchworks of other materials, all in the tea-stained hues of yesteryear.

    Welcome to the Show

  • I believe real growth and development only occurs under "positive reinforcement", under conditions of trust and reciprocity, and all lessons learned from punishment and pain are rigid encrustations that will eventually have to be undone for clear thinking to take place.

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • Using speleothem encrustations from coastal caves on the island of Mallorca, we determined that western Mediterranean relative sea level was ~1 meter above modern sea level ~81,000 years ago during marine isotope stage (MIS) 5a.

    About: Blinded by Science

  • "Many of your latter-day encrustations on the traditional duties of the maid of honor are just so many unwanted barnacles on the hull of the matrimonial ship that has transmitted British couples well since the time of Lord Nelson."

    Battle of the Bulging British Bridesmaids

  • Here, 20 years after that first impressionist work, Claude Monet made 30 pictures of Rouen's massive Gothic cathedral - extreme close-ups of one part of the fa´┐Żade - flattened perspective, encrustations of paint.

    Monet's Canvas Cathedrals: A Life Study Of Light

  • Many of your latter-day encrustations on the traditional duties of the maid of honor are just so many unwanted barnacles on the hull of the matrimonial ship that has transmitted British couples well since the time of Lord Nelson.

    Battle of the Bulging British Bridesmaids

  • I don't mean silly boring grown-up toys, like the ones Sharper Image used to sell, but real toys, made from precious materials such as gold and platinum, with encrustations of diamonds.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • As the bizarre encrustations of precedent that history builds up around every written constitution demonstrate, this is simply a political perpetual-motion device.

    The truth about left and right « Isegoria

  • Calcification is conspicuous on well-drained uplands, where encrustations and deposits of calcium carbonate (caliche) are common.

    Tropical-Subtropical Desert Division (Bailey)

  • So how do we determine what is authentic to Jesus and what are later encrustations added to Jesus by the early church?

    Christian Baseball and Christian History

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