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cal·ci·um car·bon·ate

an astringent, an antacid, and a calcium dietary supplement.
See also: calcite.
Synonym(s): chalk, creta
A regional term for any abuse substance consumed as a white powder, e.g., methamphetamine, amphetamine, cocaine

cal·ci·um car·bon·ate

(kalsē-ŭm kahrbŏ-nāt)
Astringent, antacid, and dietary supplement.
See also: calcite
Synonym(s): chalk.


n an abrasive agent made from compact calcite.
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He snatched the chalk with nervous, trembling fingers, and breaking it, wrote the initial letters of the following phrase, "I have nothing to forget and to forgive; I have never ceased to love you.
When Cecily had finished and had thrown down the chalk with bitter vehemence, he turned around with a very red face.
4 Once dry, use the chalks to decorate, then fill with goodies.
2, White chalks, Red color chalks, Yellow color chalks, White non dust chalks, Color non dust chalks,
These trendsetters have now millions of young girls and women following their hair craze, creating new looks using soft hair chalks.
Make heads turn with the hero of the collection, the limited-edition Hair Chalks.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expressed concern over the safety of washable hair chalks being used as hair dye.
These high-visibility chalks can last in wet conditions for two weeks and work well for outdoor rough framing.
Louise Carey chalks up her latest work outside the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay PICTURE: Peter Bolter
He said, "The girls paid pounds 1 for 25 pavement chalks and they created girlie pictures on a path.
Dy-Mark marking chalks are designed as inverted aerosols with a fast drying formula and last up to 30 days.
1 -- color) Traffic Officer Susan Artian chalks a tire Monday of an abandoned Chevy Eurosport.