chalkpit


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chalkpit

(ˈtʃɔːkˌpɪt)
n
(Mining & Quarrying) a quarry for chalk
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Noun1.chalkpit - a quarry for chalk
stone pit, quarry, pit - a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate; "a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'"
Translations

chalkpit

[ˈtʃɔːkpɪt] Ncantera f de creta

chalkpit

[ˈtʃɔːkˌpɪt] ncava di gesso
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Located near the junction of Station Road and Chalkpit Lane, theattempted double yellowsare close to a parade of shops, which may encourage customers to take advantage of the unenforced restrictions.
A police investigation is under way after a car, believed to be driving down Chalkpit Lane towards Barrow Green Road,crashed into a grey Mini Cooper at the junction at just after 10pmon Saturday (May 12) before speeding off.
They were formed from chalkpits quarried by the Romans 2,000 years ago, and are now listed as a French national monument.