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Synonyms for crustlike

having a hardened crust as a covering

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Description.--Fruiting bodies: Resupinate with free edges curling up from the large, spreading, crustlike mass; upper surface of free edge white to pallid, densely wooly.
Plaque not removed daily hardens into crustlike calculus, or tartar, which forms around the edges of the gum tissues and irritates them further.
Hard water contains much dissolved calcium and magnesium that form a crustlike scale in cooking pots and water heaters.
When baking breads or certain types of muffins in a microwave oven, coat the baking dish with wheat germ to add a crustlike quality and a tempting golden-brown appearance.