tʃɔːk n. white limestone; object which is made of limestone (or something which resembles limestone) and is used for writing on blackboards or slates v. write or mark with chalk

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  • Chalking — Chalk Chalk, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chalked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Chalking}.] 1. To rub or mark with chalk. [1913 Webster] 2. To manure with chalk, as land. Morimer. [1913 Webster] 3. To make white, as with chalk; to make pale; to bleach. Tennyson.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chalking — kalkinimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Kalkinių medžiagų bėrimas į rūgštų dirvožemį. atitikmenys: angl. chalking; liming rus. известкование …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • chalking — kreidėjimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Smulkių, lengvai nuvalomų miltelių išsiskyrimas dangos paviršiuje suirus vienam ar keliems jos komponentams. atitikmenys: angl. chalking rus. меление …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • chalking — noun The appearance of non gloss paint on an exterior surface due to chemical deterioration and removal by weather …   Wiktionary

  • Chalking — Мелование (бумаги); Заполнение углублений клише белым порошком (для удобства визуального контроля); Осыпание (пигмента с оттиска), пыление …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • chalking — hackling …   Anagrams dictionary

  • chalking — The appearance of a white powder on a paint surface as it weathers and ages …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • chalking — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chalking the door — is a Scottish custom of landlord and tenant law. In former days the law was that a burgh officer, in presence of witnesses, chalks the most patent door forty days before Whit Sunday, having made out an execution of chalking, in which his name… …   Wikipedia

  • chalking the door — (historical) 1. In Scotland, a form of warning tenants to move out of burghal tenements 2. A method of giving tenants notice to quit • • • Main Entry: ↑chalk …   Useful english dictionary

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