chalk number

chalk number

The number given to a complete load and to the transporting carrier. See also chalk commander; chalk troops.
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In one activity, we drew a chalk number line on the ground where students physically moved their bodies along the line to learn about integers.
It refers to a chalk number that is assigned to an aircraft and the corresponding chalk number given to personnel, equipment, and supplies that will be loaded on that aircraft for transport.
Each bore a chalk number to denote its former owner.
Close inspection of the work reveals it sits on a grid of white chalk lines with corresponding red chalk numbers for reproducing the work on a larger scale in oil.