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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Often directed at sensitive issues like skin whitening, passing the exams, marrying the love of your life, sectarianism, and reproductive health, the Wall Chalking used to be every traveller's companion on all the major highways.
The area around the Mazar-e-Quaid is also painted with this type of wall chalking to the dismay of citizens.
One of the inventors of war chalking, web designer Matt Jones, says that it is "being recognised for the public good" it provides.
Imran Hamid Sheikh, the Additional Assistant Commissioner (AAC), Town-III Inayatullah Khan and revenue staff issued notices to 122 persons in Shaheen Town, Abadara Road, Nasir Bagh Road and other localities for pasting posters, wall chalking and displaying of banners.
The Daska police remained unable to find out any clue of the persons involved in the wall chalking.
KARACHI -- The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation has begun removing all graffiti (wall chalking) in the city after the launching of a drive by Provincial Minister for Local Government Sharjeel Inam Memon during a visit to Sharea Faisal on Friday.
KARACHI -- A meeting of Divisional Coordination Committee, here on Wednesday decided that efforts would be made in close coordination with all concerned civic agencies, police and district administration to stop graffiti and also clean the existent wall chalking from across the city.
RAWALPINDI -- Citizens have protested over wall chalking on all major walls and buildings in the different areas of city saying unlawful practice is eroding the beauty of city.
RAWALPINDI -- District Administration (Distt Admin) under section 144 has imposed the restriction on wall chalking during the month of Moharram for unlimited duration.
QUETTA -- Wall chalking is continued in different parts of the provincial metropolis despite ban imposed on the same by the Balochistan High Court (BHC).
Special teams under the supervision of Superintendent encroachment Pervaiz Mughal and other officials have removed wall chalking from several areas.
By RAWALPINDI, December 13, 2011 (Frontier Star): Citizens have protested over wall chalking on all major walls and buildings in the different areas of city saying unlawful practice is eroding the beauty of city.