chalk line

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Noun1.chalk line - a chalked string used in the building trades to make a straight line on a vertical surface
string, twine - a lightweight cord
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If a disk stops on a chalk line, it does not count anything.
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After the footer was set up, I used a chalk line, tape measure and square to determine where the bottom layer of blocks should be laid.
If you decide to leave the drywall in place, mark the center of each stud with a chalk line so you'll know where to drive the cement-board screws.
They sought the root of the problem by marking one of the Pirelli P Zero Trofeo R tires at the beginning of a lap with a chalk line relative to the valve stem on the wheel.
My tools consist of a power drill, drill bit to match screws, extension cord, screw driver, hammer, small sledge hammer, measuring tape, chalk line, and string.
Who should strike a chalk line, but the union representatives were persuasive enough to get the men on strike?
Create a straight line using a plumb and chalk line.
Instead, create a straight line using a plumb and chalk line.
only a chalk line fuzzed out to its edges and smooth as a banister
In 20, 30 or 40 years, when you remember Messi - and you will - you will remember him exactly as he is now: at his peak, wriggling away from defenders, ball on toe, playing as if for nothing more than the joy of doing so, seemingly unaware that he is one of the greatest footballers ever to have crossed a chalk line.