Definition of Chalking

1. Noun. (context: painting) The appearance of non-gloss paint on an exterior surface due to chemical deterioration and removal by weather. ¹



2. Verb. (present participle of chalk) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chalking

1. chalk [v] - See also: chalk

Chalking Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chalking

chalk up
chalk up to
chalkboard
chalkboards
chalkdust
chalked
chalked up
chalkface
chalkfaces
chalkhill blue
chalkhill blues
chalkier
chalkiest
chalkily
chalkiness
chalking (current term)
chalking up
chalkitis
chalklike
chalkpit
chalkpits
chalks
chalks up
chalkstone
chalkstones
chalky
challa
challacolloite
challacolloites
challah

Literary usage of Chalking

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1. The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of the Most by Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott (1813)
"WALL chalking. [Fiom the Morning Post, March ?.] MR. ... My first essay at Mural Literature was chalking up, at the desire of my Patron, " Cheap Bread,"' ..."

2. Annals of the American Revolution: Or, A Record of the Causes and Events by Jedidiah Morse (1824)
"... which could arise, was on the means of attaining that wished-for object; but that the proper moment for chalking out the lines of an accommodation was ..."

3. Narrative of the Expedition to China, from the Commencement of the War to by John Elliot Bingham (1843)
"Proceedings at Macao during the absence of the Admiral—Smuggling by the Broadway—New Rewards for British—Enlisting Troops—chalking Fingers— Two Officers ..."

4. In Foreign Fields: Sketches of Travel in South America and Western Europe by Joseph Elwyn Wing (1913)
"THE PRACTICE OF chalking LAND. Yesterday we went to see a rich and lovely farm situated in a valley, but running up on a hill at one side. ..."

5. Letters to the Young on Progress in Pudsey During the Last Sixty Years by Joseph Lawson (1887)
"... the Weddings—" chalking up a Shot "—Throwing away money for luck—" Sodding the ... chalking ..."

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