Meaning of “chalk” in the English Dictionary

"chalk" in British English

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uk /tʃɔːk/ us /tʃɑːk/

chalk noun (FOR DRAWING)

[ C or U ] a stick of this rock or a similar substance used for writing or drawing:

He picked up a piece of chalk and wrote the answer on the blackboard.
coloured chalks
adjective uk /ˈtʃɔː.ki/ us /ˈtʃɑː.ki/

The soil in this area is very chalky (= contains chalk).
noun [ U ] uk /ˈtʃɔː.ki.nəs/ us /ˈtʃɑː.ki.nəs/

chalkverb [ I or T ]

uk /tʃɔːk/ us /tʃɑːk/

to write something with a piece of chalk

Phrasal verb(s)

(Definition of “chalk” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"chalk" in American English

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chalknoun [ C/U ]

us /tʃɔk/

a type of soft, white rock, or a similar substance, esp. in the shape of a stick and sometimes colored, used for writing or drawing

(Definition of “chalk” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)