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Definition 1: a piece of calcite or a similar substance, usually in the shape of a crayon, that is used to write or draw on blackboards or other flat surfaces - [noun denoting artifact]

(chalk is a kind of ...) an implement that is used to write

(... is a kind of chalk ) colored chalks used by artists

(... is a kind of chalk ) chalk used by tailors to make temporary marks on cloth

(chalk is made of the substance ...) a soft whitish calcite

Definition 2: an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for chalk in the sense of this definition

(chalk is a kind of ...) a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression

(chalk is a kind of ...) a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law

Definition 3: a pure flat white with little reflectance - [noun denoting attribute]

(chalk is a kind of ...) the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)

Definition 4: a soft whitish calcite - [noun denoting substance]

(chalk is a kind of ...) a common mineral consisting of crystallized calcium carbonate; a major constituent of limestone

(chalk is made of the substance ...) a salt found in nature as chalk or calcite or aragonite or limestone

(... is made of the substance chalk) a piece of calcite or a similar substance, usually in the shape of a crayon, that is used to write or draw on blackboards or other flat surfaces

Definition 5: write, draw, or trace with chalk - [verb of creation]

(chalk is a kind of ...) represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface

"She drew an elephant" "Draw me a horse"

(chalk implies ...) make a mark or lines on a surface

"draw a line" "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"

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