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Definition of Chalk

Chalk
Chalk Chalk, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chalked; p. pr. & vb. n. Chalking.] 1. To rub or mark with chalk. 2. To manure with chalk, as land. --Morimer. 3. To make white, as with chalk; to make pale; to bleach. --Tennyson. Let a bleak paleness chalk the door. --Herbert. To chalk out, to sketch with, or as with, chalk; to outline; to indicate; to plan. [Colloq.] ``I shall pursue the plan I have chalked out.' --Burke.
Chalk
Chalk Chalk, n. [AS. cealc lime, from L. calx limestone. See Calz, and Cawk.] 1. (Min.) A soft, earthy substance, of a white, grayish, or yellowish white color, consisting of calcium carbonate, and having the same composition as common limestone. 2. (Fine Arts) Finely prepared chalk, used as a drawing implement; also, by extension, a compound, as of clay and black lead, or the like, used in the same manner. See Crayon. Black chalk, a mineral of a bluish color, of a slaty texture, and soiling the fingers when handled; a variety of argillaceous slate. By a long chalk, by a long way; by many degrees. [Slang] --Lowell. Chalk drawing (Fine Arts), a drawing made with crayons. See Crayon. Chalk formation. See Cretaceous formation, under Cretaceous. Chalk line, a cord rubbed with chalk, used for making straight lines on boards or other material, as a guide in cutting or in arranging work. Chalk mixture, a preparation of chalk, cinnamon, and sugar in gum water, much used in diarrheal affection, esp. of infants. Chalk period. (Geol.) See Cretaceous period, under Cretaceous. Chalk pit, a pit in which chalk is dug. Drawing chalk. See Crayon, n., 1. French chalk, steatite or soapstone, a soft magnesian mineral. Red chalk, an indurated clayey ocher containing iron, and used by painters and artificers; reddle.

Meaning of Chalk from wikipedia

- Chalk is a soft, white, porous, sedimentary carbonate rock. It is a form of limestone composed of the mineral calcite and originally formed deep under...
- Christopher Eugene Chalk (born December 7, 1977)[citation needed] is an American actor, most famous for his role as Lucius Fox in Fox American drama series...
- Ant chalk, also known as Chinese chalk or 'Miraculous Insecticide Chalk', is an insecticide in the form of normal looking chalk. It contains the pesticides...
- chalk number, "You are in chalk five but your gear will be shipped in chalk two." In the Army 75th Ranger Regiment they use the term chalk. A chalk can...
- Alexander John Gervase Chalk KC (born 8 August 1976) is a British politician and barrister serving as Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice...
- Look up chalk or Chalk in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Chalk is a type of sedimentary rock, composed predominantly of calcium carbonate. Chalk may also...
- The Chalk Marl is a geologic formation in England. Consisting of mixed and layered chalk and marl, it preserves fossils dating back to the Cretaceous period...
- chalk, or sharkchalk, refers to several different kinds of liquified chalk including liquid-chalk marking pens (with water-soluble ink), liquid-chalk...
- Chalk carving is the practice and shaping of chalk via carving . This article covers some methods, types of chalk, tools used and the benefits (and ramifications)...
- Chalk River (2016 po****tion: 1029) is a small rural village, part of the Laurentian Hills muni****lity in Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada. It is located...