[in-kraws-bred, -kros-] /ˈɪnˈkrɔsˌbrɛd, -ˈkrɒs-/
of or relating to the progeny that result from crossing inbred lines or varieties.
[in-kroud] /ˈɪnˌkraʊd/ noun 1. (def 1).
1796, from French incroyable, literally “incredible” (15c.), from in- “not, opposite of, without” (see in- (1)) + croire “to believe,” from Latin credere (see credo). Name for the French fop or dandy of the period of the Directory (1795-99). Said to be so called from their extravagant dress and from a favorite expression among them […]
[in-kruhst] /ɪnˈkrʌst/ verb (used with object) 1. to cover or line with a crust or hard coating. 2. to form into a crust. 3. to deposit as a crust. verb (used without object) 4. to form a crust: They scraped off the barnacles that always incrusted on the ship’s hull. /ɪnˈkrʌst/ verb 1. a variant […]
[in-kruh-stey-shuh n] /ˌɪn krʌˈsteɪ ʃən/ noun 1. an or being . 2. a crust or coat of anything on the surface of a body; covering, coating, or scale. 3. the inlaying or addition of enriching materials on or to a surface or an object. 4. the enriching materials inlaid on or added to a surface […]