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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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She said: "The postman delivered the magazine, Chalky saw it come through the letterbox and he pinched it.
We asked the tasters to assess a range of attributes in each wine, comprising five Sauvignon flavor characteristics (herbaceous, boxwood, citrus, green and passion fruit), three tastes (sweetness, bitterness and sourness), five descriptor classes involving terms often used to refer to minerality within the wine industry and scientific literature (flinty/stony/smoky, chalky, iodine/oyster shell, pencil/graphite and matchstick/burnt rubber/ sulfide), and six other characteristics (astringency, freshness, concentration, complexity, familiarity and appreciation of the wine.
The white, chalky material that was deposited on all the articular surfaces was a dramatic finding.
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Currently starring as Chalky in the BBC series Waterloo Road, on stage he has appeared at the National Theatre, the Old Vic, the Lyric Hammersmith, the Donmar Warehouse, the Royal Court and the RSC.
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