Translation of crust in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /krʌst/


  • 1.1 (of bread) corteza (feminine), costra (feminine) a crust of bread un mendrugo without a crust to eat sin qué comer to earn a o one's crust [colloquial/familiar] ganarse el pan or [colloquial/familiar] los garbanzos
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    • They gave their Great Niece the red carpet treatment, cooking up a feast of scones with jam and cream, fruit cake, sponge cake, Anzac biscuits and a genteel plate of sandwiches with the crusts cut off.
    • It was a classic British summer tea; small smoked salmon sandwiches with the crusts cut off; tiny scones with jam and cream the size of a 10p piece and miniature strawberry tarts.
    • And they all traipsed out for another round of triangular sandwiches with the crusts cut off and a wee cup of tea served in the best china.
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    • How often have restaurant forgotten that bread is part of the meal and have given their customers stale, hard crusts.
    • Before long he had me saving scraps of bacon and stray crusts.
    • Others let their babies chomp down on their fingers, or offer dried crusts of bread or peeled carrot sticks (stay nearby in case of choking).
    1.2 (of pie) tapa (feminine) de masa
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    • Sometimes this was encased in a rich crust of pastry or dough similar to saffron bread, a form reminiscent of the Scottish black bun.
    • Baked in the oven under a pastry crust and served hot with boiled potatoes and a green vegetable it's a dish fit for a king.
    • You may already be familiar with its crispy crust pastry and mildly spiced creamy filling but now you can prepare this tasty French delicacy in your own kitchen.
    1.3 (thin outer layer) costra (feminine), corteza (feminine) the earth's crust la corteza terrestre a crust of ice una capa de hielo
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    • Many canopy trees have protruding crowns, and light availability at the surface of the canopy crust should also differ depending on the position relative to the apex of the crown.
    • Despite its thin crust of moderate strength, the clay becomes much softer with depth.
    • I had the warm chocolate tart, with a soft crust hiding its delectable molten interior, while a chocolate sauce kept the whole mélange from being cloying.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • formar (un) poso

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