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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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