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chalk in Visual topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchalkchalk1 /tʃɔːk $ tʃɒːk/ ●○○ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 HEGsoft white or grey rock formed a long time ago from the shells of small sea animals syn limestone 🔊 chalk cliffs2 (also chalks [plural])AV small sticks of a white or coloured substance like soft rock, used for writing or drawing 🔊 a box of coloured chalks 🔊 a piece of chalk 🔊 writing in chalk on the blackboard3 chalk and cheese long chalk at long1(21)
Examples from the Corpus
chalkShe had no money for even a blackboard and chalk, or for the slates used commonly by village children.He could smell the harsh carbolic soap of the orphanage, then the schoolroom with its dust and chalk.Bats flittered about him; their warning squeaks sounded like chalk on a blackboard.A long chalk from resort children.It makes a fertile soil for crops since here it is a mixture of clay and small particles of chalk.A taste for dirt or chalk.The headmaster handed me the chalk.