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chalk

chalk

 
pronunciation:
chawk
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
chalk up
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a soft, white limestone that comes mostly from tiny sea shells.
definition 2: a substance made from natural chalk that is formed into round sticks that can be used to write or draw with, especially on a blackboard or on pavement.
 
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: chalked, chalking, chalks
definition: to write down or draw with chalk.
We chalked pictures on the sidewalk.
phrase: chalk up
Word Builder: chalk +
  • chalkboard:
    a board in a classroom; chalkboard. You write on a chalkboard with chalk.
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