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A smooth hard panel, usually green or black, for writing on with chalk; a blackboard.


(Education) US and Canadian a hard or rigid surface made of a smooth usually dark substance, used for writing or drawing on with chalk, esp in teaching. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): blackboard


(ˈtʃɔkˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)

a blackboard, esp. a green or other light-colored one.
[1935–40, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chalkboard - sheet of slatechalkboard - sheet of slate; for writing with chalk
flat solid, sheet - a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width
لَوْحُ الطباشير


[ˈtʃɔːkbɔːd] N (US) → pizarra f


(tʃoːk) noun
1. a white rock; a type of limestone.
2. (a piece of) a chalk-like substance used for writing (especially on blackboards). a box of chalks.
ˈchalky adjective
1. of or like chalk. a chalky substance.
2. white or pale. Her face looked chalky.
ˈchalkboard noun
a smooth board, usually green, for writing or drawing on with crayon or chalk.
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Through a collaboration of the Chalkboard Project and the Oregon Association of School Business Officials, a team of outside auditors will review district documents and conduct extensive interviews during a three- to five-day visit.
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A $10,000 grant from Bank of the West will expand the Chalkboard Project's efforts to better connect Oregon schools with the families of the students they serve.
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The year-old Open Book$ Project, an online endeavor by the independent Chalkboard Project to shed light on how schools spend money, unveiled a host of new features on its Web site this week - including district-by-district information about per-student spending, student demographics, staffing levels and average class sizes.
He recently wrote a book, ``The Coaches' Chalkboard,'' a collection of inspiring quotations for athletes, coaches and parents - available now through Barnes & Noble's Web site.
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The Holiday Jars range in design from a traditional ceramic jar with hand-painted fruit to a trendy, glass and stainless steel jar with a reusable chalkboard and piece of chalk.