(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.
(a.) Rough; disagreeable; grating
(a.) disagreeable to the touch.
(a.) disagreeable to the taste.
(a.) disagreeable to the ear.
(a.) Unpleasant and repulsive to the sensibilities; austere; crabbed; morose; abusive; abusive; severe; rough.
(a.) Having violent contrasts of color, or of light and shade; lacking in harmony.
(1) Federal judges who blocked the bans cited harsh rhetoric employed by Trump on the campaign trail , specifically a pledge to ban all Muslims from entering the US and support for giving priority to Christian refugees, as being reflective of the intent behind his travel ban.
(2) The first problem facing Calderdale is sheep-rustling Happy Valley – filmed around Hebden Bridge, with its beautiful stone houses straight off the pages of the Guardian’s Lets Move To – may be filled with rolling hills and verdant pastures, but the reality of rural issues are harsh.
(3) On referral to our clinic, his physical examination and tape recording were characterized by harsh inspiratory stridor.
(4) There are harsh lessons in football and we have learned some over the last week.” Two James Milner penalties and goals from the impressive Adam Lallana, Sadio Mané and Philippe Coutinho took Liverpool’s tally to 24 in eight games.
(5) The tougher external environment in 2015 means that our businesses and functions need to work … to take a number of measures in response to the harsh trading environment,” Dudley said, according to a memo reported by Reuters.
(6) I couldn't shake the harsh words from my head and worried about if, or when, they would spill over into real life.
(7) A former senior CIA official said the secretary of state at the time, Colin Powell, eventually was informed about the program and sat in meetings in which harsh interrogation techniques were discussed.
(8) The results indicate the presence of carbohydrate epitopes buried within collagenous polypeptides that are exposed by harsh denaturing conditions.
(9) Official papers released by the National Archives show that the "wets" – notably Jim Prior, Peter Walker, Ian Gilmour, Mark Carlisle, Lord Soames and Francis Pym – were able to demonstrate that a majority of the cabinet rejected as unnecessarily harsh Sir Geoffrey Howe's demands for further public spending cuts and tax cuts.
(10) We report a case of a 17 year old boy who was referred for evaluation of a large anterior mediastinal mass, causing dyspnea and cough and resulting in a harsh systolic murmur.
(11) I appeal to the king of Saudi Arabia to exercise his power to halt the public flogging by pardoning Mr Badawi, and to urgently review this type of extraordinarily harsh penalty.” Badawi’s case was one of several recent prosecutions of activists.
(12) • Very robust questioning, known as the harsh approach, could be banned – or if not "the approach should not include an analogy with a military drill sergeant".
(13) He said he did not oppose the criminalisation of homosexuality but said imprisonment and the death penalty are too harsh.
(14) Fellow opposition activists and sympathisers took the harsh sentence as a sign that heavy jail terms awaited the rest.
(15) Pledge news: harsh • 26 Jan , Darragh MacAnthony, Peterborough chairman on the "incredibly harsh" abuse by fans of manager Mark Cooper: "Nobody has given the bloke a chance.
(16) But initial fan reaction to the first teaser trailers was harsh.
(17) The probability of skin-galvanic reaction appearance was harshly decreased.
(18) Offshore detention with increased isolation in remote and harsh circumstances exaggerates that adversity.
(19) Pictures of the concentration camps served to reinforce the necessity of the war and its unavoidably harsh economic legacy.
(20) If you're in doubt of the impact this can have, "brand imagery" studies show that when participants smoke the exact same cigarettes presented in lighter coloured packs, or in packs with "mild" in the name, they rate the smoke as lighter and less harsh, simply through the power of suggestion.