chalk

(redirected from chalkiness)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to chalkiness: chalk up
  • all
  • noun
  • verb

Synonyms for chalk

a soft whitish calcite

a pure flat white with little reflectance

Related Words

an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride

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

write, draw, or trace with chalk

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
An increase in heat treatment resulted in an increase in oral viscosity and perceived mouth coating attributes, as well as, a decrease in the chalkiness attribute of stirred yogurt (Skriver et al.
The dissolution factors resolve pitting from chalkiness and taphonomic attack on the inner surface/body whorl from that of the outer surface/ spire.
I felt the rice was underdone in the risotto; my partner wondered if was intended that way but this was beyond al dente and moving into chalkiness.
New Zealand always offers a steely twist to this grape and this limey, aromatic, grassy-edged beaut has masses of crisp, acidic fruit backed by a mineral chalkiness and a thwack of baked gooseberries .
The bars then were dried, dewaxed and fired at 2012F (1100C) for 3 hr and the facecoats were tested for chalkiness.
Some might add a bitter flavor (like ginseng) while others might add chalkiness.
Before our next class, I wander around the studio, taking in the burnt-orange chalkiness of terra cotta, the thick gleam and swirl of cobalt melted glass.
The best potting mixture is rich organically, neutral or tending towards chalkiness.