A chalkboard is a dark-coloured board that you can write on with chalk. Chalkboards are often used by teachers in the classroom. [mainly AM]
(in BRIT, use blackboard)

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • chalkboard — chalk board (ch[add]k b[=o]rd ), n. a dark sheet of slate used as a surface for writing on, with chalk. Syn: blackboard. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chalkboard — (n.) also chalk board, 1816, from CHALK (Cf. chalk) (n.) + BOARD (Cf. board) (n.1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • chalkboard — ☆ chalkboard [chôk′bôrd΄ ] n. BLACKBOARD …   English World dictionary

  • Chalkboard — Blackboard redirects here. For other uses, see Blackboard (disambiguation). For other uses, see Chalkboard (disambiguation). A quadruple blackboard at the Helsinki University of Technology A chalkboard or blackboard is a reusable writing surface… …   Wikipedia

  • chalkboard — UK [ˈtʃɔːkˌbɔː(r)d] / US [ˈtʃɔkˌbɔrd] noun [countable] Word forms chalkboard : singular chalkboard plural chalkboards mainly American a blackboard …   English dictionary

  • chalkboard — chalk|board [ˈtʃo:kbo:d US ˈtʃo:kbo:rd] n AmE a ↑blackboard ▪ She wrote the day s menu up on a chalkboard …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • chalkboard — noun (C) AmE a blackboard: Thanks, but the janitor cleans the chalkboard …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • chalkboard — noun Date: 1936 blackboard …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chalkboard — /chawk bawrd , bohrd /, n. a blackboard, esp. a green or other light colored one. [1935 40, Amer.; CHALK + BOARD] * * * …   Universalium

  • chalkboard — noun (esp. AmE) ⇨ See ↑blackboard …   Collocations dictionary

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