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Definition of Chalk

Chalk

  1. 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. 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.
  3. To rub or mark with chalk.
  4. To manure with chalk, as land.
  5. To make white, as with chalk; to make pale; to bleach.

Chalk Quotations

Teachers can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and challenges.
Joyce Meyer

I was never a good-looking bloke. Not by a long chalk.
Rod Stewart

Let us never forget this: since the day of the air, the old frontiers are gone. When you think of the defense of England you no longer think of the chalk cliffs of Dover; you think of the Rhine. That is where our frontier lies.
Stanley Baldwin

Since the day of the air, the old frontiers are gone. When you think of the defense of England you no longer think of the chalk cliffs of Dover; you think of the Rhine.
Stanley Baldwin

Me and my friend Ioan Gruffudd are like chalk and cheese when it comes to clothes. He lives for his clothes and has an amazing wardrobe. If we're going out I'll turn up at his house and say, 'I haven't got anything to wear,' and he'll tut and sigh and then lend me something swanky.
Matthew Rhys
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Chalk Translations

chalk in Danish is kridt
chalk in Dutch is krijt
chalk in Finnish is liitu
chalk in German is ankreiden, Kreide, Kreide
chalk in Latin is creta
chalk in Norwegian is kritt
chalk in Portuguese is greda, giz, griz
chalk in Spanish is greda, tiza
chalk in Swedish is krita