how to pronounce crust


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crust is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of crust in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… is to study the crust but as you …”

meanings of crust


  1. An outer layer composed of pastry.
  2. Ellipsis of crust punk (a subgenre of punk music).
  3. The bread-like base of a pizza.
  4. A more solid, dense or hard layer on a surface or boundary.
  5. The outermost layer of the lithosphere of the Earth.
  6. Nerve, gall.
  7. The external, hardened layer of certain foodstuffs, including most types of bread, fried meat, etc.
  8. The shell of crabs, lobsters, etc.
  9. A living.


  1. To cover with a crust.
  2. To form a crust.

crust frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word crust occurs in english on average 6.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics crust can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that crust can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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