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

Translation of crust in Spanish:


  • 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 los garbanzos [colloquial]
    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).
  • 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.
  • 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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