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crust
American English: /krəst/
British English: /krʌst/

Translation of crust in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (of bread) a crust of bread
    un mendrugo
    without a crust to eat
    sin qué comer
    to earn a o one's crust [colloquial]
    ganarse el pan or [colloquial] los garbanzos
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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
    Example sentences
    • 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) the earth's crust a crust of ice
    Example sentences
    • 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

  • formar (un) poso

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.