Chalking


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chalking

[′chȯk·iŋ]
(chemistry)
Treating with chalk.
Forming a powder which is easily rubbed off.
(graphic arts)
In printing, rubbing off pigment when the ink dried improperly because it was absorbed too rapidly into the paper.
(metallurgy)
Defect of coated metals in which a layer of powder forms between the coating and the base metal.

Chalking

Disintegration of paint and other coatings, which produces loose powder at, or just beneath, the surface.

chalking

The formation of a powdery surface condition from the disintegration of a binder or elastomer, as in a coating such as cement paint. The binder is decomposed and the pigment is loosely bound on the surface and resembles chalk when the finger is rubbed over it; caused by weathering or an otherwise destructive environment.
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ALL SHOs have also been directed to make sure the restriction on wall chalking other wise departmental action will be taken against them.
It was learnt through the Quetta Municipal Corporation (QMC) has already formed an anti-encroachment cell to remove the wall chalking and encroachments in the provincial metropolis.
Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) is basically responsible to remove wall chalking from the city but practically it does nothing to curb this menace.
Grown-ups love chalking just as much as children probably because it reminds them of their childhood when chalking on pavements was something that we all did.
Even so the bookies make them favourites to win tomorrow, with Bet365 chalking them up at 6/4.
Between the chalking and the music, it's just a great community event," Solley said.
This sacramental chalking extends the church celebration of the 12th day of Christmas into home and family.