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chalk British & World English

A white soft earthy limestone (calcium carbonate) formed from the skeletal remains of sea creatures

chalk English Thesaurus

he has chalked up another box-office success

chalk pit British & World English

A quarry from which chalk is extracted

chalk-stone British & World English

A chalky deposit of sodium urate formed in the hands and feet of sufferers from severe gout

chalk talk British & World English

A talk or lecture in which the speaker uses a blackboard and chalk

chalk white British & World English

A shade of white resembling chalk

chalk-stripe British & World English

(Of a garment or material) having a pattern of thin white stripes on a dark background

French chalk British & World English

A kind of steatite used for marking cloth and removing grease and, in powder form, as a dry lubricant

tailor's chalk British & World English

Hard chalk or soapstone used in tailoring and dressmaking for marking fabric

chalk and talk British & World English

Teaching by traditional methods focusing on the blackboard and presentation by the teacher as opposed to more informal or interactive methods

chalk something up British & World English

Achieve something noteworthy

chalk something off British & World English

(In sport) disallow a goal for an infringement of the rules

chalk something out British & World English

Sketch or plan something

not by a long chalk British & World English

By no means; not at all

as different as chalk and cheese British & World English

Fundamentally different or incompatible

chalk something up in chalk British & World English

Achieve something noteworthy

chalk and talk in chalk British & World English

Teaching by traditional methods focusing on the blackboard and presentation by the teacher as opposed to more informal or interactive methods

chalk something off in chalk British & World English

(In sport) disallow a goal for an infringement of the rules

chalkface British & World English

The day-to-day work of teaching in a school

as different as chalk and cheese in chalk British & World English

Fundamentally different or incompatible

chalk something up in chalk English Thesaurus

he has chalked up another box-office success