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Meaning of “chalk” - Learner’s Dictionary

chalk

noun     /tʃɔːk/
ROCK [U]
a type of soft, white rockTypes of rockPrecious and semi-precious stones
WRITING [C, U]
a small stick of chalk that is used for writing and drawing: a piece of chalk Writing implements
Translations of “chalk”
in Arabic طَباشير, طَبْشورة…
in Korean 백악, 분필…
in Malaysian kapur…
in French craie…
in Turkish kireç, tebeşir…
in Italian gesso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 白堊, 粉筆…
in Russian мел…
in Polish kreda…
in Vietnamese đá phấn, phấn viết…
in Spanish creta, tiza, escribir con tiza…
in Portuguese calcário, giz…
in Thai หินสีขาว, ชอล์ก…
in German die Kreide…
in Catalan creta, guix…
in Japanese 白亜(灰白色の石灰岩), チョーク…
in Indonesian gamping, kapur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 白垩, 粉笔…
(Definition of chalk noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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