(a.) Having the nature of crust; pertaining to a hard covering; as, a crusty coat; a crusty surface or substance.
(a.) Having a hard exterior, or a short, rough manner, though kind at heart; snappish; peevish; surly.
(1) It's brown, crusty and cratered, like somewhere Hubble may have sent back a photo of.
(2) So the tested solution proved to be beneficial in humidifying atrophic or otherwise dry mucosa, douching crusty nose and as adjuvant therapy in the treatment of allergic rhinitis.
(3) The Guardian’s own readers’ anthology of dubious deals – crusty rolls 40p, two for £1!
(4) 96% of the patients have a single, small, ulcerated and crusty lesion on the face surrounded by an important zone of infiltration.
(5) Recipe supplied by Patrick Hanna, L'Entrepot, lentrepot.co.uk Clams with leek, fennel and parsley Though you could add a twirl of al dente spaghetti or linguine to this dish, it is the fragrant, briny broth that delights – better with a crusty loaf and a spoon.
(6) Bake at 150C for 1 hour 15 minutes or until nicely crusty.
(7) 7 Serve the leeks on top of a scoop of beans, sprinkled with hazelnuts and drizzled with olive oil, with crusty bread.
(8) "Golden, crusty … and it must have the right smell," added Vincent.
(9) At 4.43am on 21 June, when the sun rises above the rolling plains of Wiltshire and, cloud willing, its rays come fingering their way through the grass to touch the mighty sarsens and bluestones of the Henge, it will be a moment of joy for all concerned: the battles of the past between druids, crusties, conservators, archaeologists, seers and sightseers are over – thousands of them will be there, ready to celebrate the dawn of a new age for the Neolithic.
(10) On the outside it is golden and crusty, with a light dusting of flour.
(11) This shape is more related to the qualities sought by consumers who want a "light", "crusty", well-baked (golden brown) loaf.
(12) The motley contents of my baking cupboard – some flour, sugar, a handful of currants and a few crusty tins of syrup – are hardly inspiring, but I've vowed not to leave the house until the weather brightens.
(13) Even the handsomest loaf of crusty bread isn't really at its best until it has grown stale, been torn apart, drenched with custard or syrup and baked all over again.
(14) Clinical signs included thick, crusty, exudative dermatitis on the feet, caudal aspect of the thighs, and tail.
(15) And it's not just crusty protesters threatening to move their overdrafts – the campaign says it's close to persuading even some Tory MPs to take the pledge.
(16) This is true of any decent diary, from the grumpily conservative Duke of Newcastle, whose obscure account of the passing of the Reform Act is a masterpiece of old reaction, to the outstanding diarists of the last century — crusty Tory MPs led by Chips Channon and Alan Clark, or Labour's Bernard Donoughue, chronicling the baroque mayhem of the later Wilson years.
(17) We had the Baddiel and Skinner song on tape for Euro 96 and my mum playing it in her crusty white Peugeot, and we'd all sing along.
(18) Thirteen of the 15 lambs were affected but the clinical signs were mild; small, discrete, crusty lesions on the inner aspect of the ear at the junction of its anterior and posterior borders were typical.
(19) Serve together, accompanied by some good-quality crusty bread.
(20) In Timothy Crouse’s seminal campaign book, “The Boys on the Bus,” the crusty political reporters settle on the story that they will tell the world at the end of the day.
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(2) Ratings of the degree of eye and head following were made as subjects pursued facial targets which varied in terms of the degree fo figure-gound contrast and te degree of contrast internal to the figure as defined by the presence of contrast such that the strongest pursuit occurred to stimuli which had clearly discriminable facial detailing in addition to strong figure-ground contrast.
(3) That provides gounds to admit that hyperprolactinemia plays no essential role as an additional diabetogenic factor in the patients with diabetes mellitus.
(4) A feeding trial was conducted on a total of 96 pigs to investigate the effect of lysine supplements added to rations of wheat+extracted soya bean meal and rations of wheat+extracted gound nut meal.
(5) This approach facilitates the conceptualization of a complex psychiatric illness and makes it more appealing to primary care physicians by demonstrating common gound between medicine and psychiatry.
(6) The bile salt media is shown to increase the sensitivity and dynamic range of fluorescence measurements relative to simple ethanolic solutions, without promoting gound-state and excited-state interactions that occur in the detergent micellar media.
(7) Dried gound potato sprout preparations from seven varieties produced congenital deformities in one strain of hamsters.
(8) R. orientalis can persist subclinically for a certain period in the spleen and liver of chickens placed on the gound endemic of scrub typhus.
(9) The feeding of finely gound straw produced a higher level of FFS production (by 10%) than that of straw pellets.
(10) This pattern of results parallels that found in patients suffering from Hungtington's chorea, thus strengthening the parallels between the kainic acid animal model and the human disease state initially suggested on biochemical gounds.