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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The area around the Mazar-e-Quaid is also painted with this type of wall chalking to the dismay of citizens.
Earlier, the police had removed the pro-Daish chalking from two public spots Chungi No 8 Daska Circular Road and Sohawa-Daska.
He directed the officials to register criminal cases against those found indulged in wall chalking.
Station Head officers of all police stations of the district have been directed to take action against persons found involve in wall chalking and to report to their concerned DPO.
The wall chalking is being done by certain political and religious parties, besides different social organizations for the publicity of their slogans, different campaigns, events, etc.
QUETTA, November 06, 2011 (Frontier Star): Quetta Metropolitan Administration has decided to take action against wall chalking and has directed all provincial and federal departments to strictly implement the wall chalking ordinance.
Special teams under the supervision of Superintendent encroachment Pervaiz Mughal and other officals have removed wall chalking from several areas.
He has recently directed the concerned departments of CDA to take strict action against the people involved in wall chalking and posters pasting on wall because such attempts damage the beauty of the city.
The practice of wall chalking should be avoided as it gives an ugly look to the city streets, he said and warned that now cases would also be registered against the violators of wall-chalking ban.