Chalkface



noun
(Brit, informal)

the work or art of teaching in a school, esp classroom teaching as distinct from organizational responsibilities (esp in the phrase at the chalkface)
(as modifier): chalkface experience

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  • Chalkiness

    of or like chalk. of a chalklike consistency: chalky soil. without resonance, color, warmth, etc.: several high tones that were quite chalky. Photography. lacking in detail, due to extreme contrast: a chalky print. adj. c.1400, from chalk (n.) + -y (2). Related: Chalkiness.

  • Chalky

    of or like chalk. of a chalklike consistency: chalky soil. without resonance, color, warmth, etc.: several high tones that were quite chalky. Photography. lacking in detail, due to extreme contrast: a chalky print. adj. c.1400, from chalk (n.) + -y (2). Related: Chalkiness.



  • Chalking

    a soft, white, powdery limestone consisting chiefly of fossil shells of foraminifers. a prepared piece of chalk or chalklike substance for marking, as a blackboard crayon. a mark made with chalk. a score or tally. to mark or write with chalk. to rub over or whiten with chalk. to treat or mix with chalk: to […]

  • Chalkpit

    noun a quarry for chalk



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