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chalk

[ʧɔːk] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

    1. геол. мел

    2. мелок; кусок мела

    3. цветной мелок, пастель

    4. долг, кредит (значение, связанное с традицией записывать мелом долг посетителей пивных заведений)

    5. линия, черта мелом (при подведении счёта); счёт (в игре)

    6. разг. шрам; царапина

  2. гл.

    1. писать, рисовать, натирать мелом

    2. удобрять известью

    3. делать бледным

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chalk

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мел

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He would have gone on playing, but the aide-de-camp put down the cards with his clean white hands and began totting up the column of chalk entries under Butler's name.
Он бы играл и еще, но адъютант с строгим лицом положил своими белыми чистыми руками карты и стал считать меловую колонну записей Бутлера.
Tolstoy, Leo / Hadji MuradТолстой, Л.Н. / Хаджи-Мурат
Хаджи-Мурат
Толстой, Л.Н.
Hadji Murad
Tolstoy, Leo
'Blue chalk,' Mark said.
- Синий мел, - ответил Марк.
King, Stephen / Salem's LotКинг, Стивен / Салимов удел
Салимов удел
Кинг, Стивен
© Е.Ю. Александрова, 1992. Перевод
Salem's Lot
King, Stephen
© 1975 by Stephen King
I used a bit of chalk I keep in my duster pocket to sketch out a circle on the concrete, surrounding me.
Потом выудил из кармана куртки кусок мела и нарисовал на асфальте круг.
Butcher, Jim / Storm FrontБатчер, Джим / Гроза из Преисподней
Гроза из Преисподней
Батчер, Джим
© Jim Butcher, 2000
© Перевод Н.К. Кудряшев, 2006
© Издание на русском языке AST Publishers, 2010
Storm Front
Butcher, Jim
© Jim Butcher, 2000
I had a feeling as though I wanted to fly into a temper and grumble at some one, so I threw down chalk and "Algebra" alike, and began to pace the room.
Мне хотелось рассердиться и поворчать; я бросил мел, "Алгебру" и стал ходить по комнате.
Толстой, Л.Н. / ЮностьTolstoy, Leo / Youth
Youth
Tolstoy, Leo
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Юность
Толстой, Л.Н.
© Издательство "Правда", 1987
In one hand I was holding a ragged, long-suffering "Algebra" and in the other a small piece of chalk which had already besmeared my hands, my face, and the elbows of my jacket.
В одной руке я держал изорванную мягкую "Алгебру" Франкера, в другой - маленький кусок мела, которым испачкал уже обе руки, лицо и локти полуфрачка.
Толстой, Л.Н. / ЮностьTolstoy, Leo / Youth
Youth
Tolstoy, Leo
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Юность
Толстой, Л.Н.
© Издательство "Правда", 1987
I can compare these drawings less to chalk drawings on a blackboard than to drawings made with phosphorus on a dark wall at night, the phosphorus would show luminous vapors which were absent from my lines.
Я могу сравнить эти изображения не с рисунками мелом на черной доске, но с рисунками, сделанными фосфором ночью на темной стене, причем люминесцирующие пары фосфора на моих линиях отсутствовали.
Dilts, Robert / Strategies of Genius. Volume 3. Sigmund Freud, Leonardo da Vinci, Nicola TeslaДилтс, Роберт / Стратегии гениев. Том 3. Зигмунд Фрейд, Леонардо да Винчи, Никола Тесла
Стратегии гениев. Том 3. Зигмунд Фрейд, Леонардо да Винчи, Никола Тесла
Дилтс, Роберт
© 1995 Robert B. Dilts
© 1995 Meta Publications
© 1998 Независимая фирма “Класс”, издание, оформление
© 1998 Е.Н. Дружинина, перевод на русский язык
Strategies of Genius. Volume 3. Sigmund Freud, Leonardo da Vinci, Nicola Tesla
Dilts, Robert
© Copyright 1995 by Meta Publications
This snuffing out of a human being like the erasure of a chalk man from a blackboard is one of the most impressive themes in dramaturgy.
Это погашение человеческого существа, похожее на стирание человека с меловой доски, является одной из драматургических тем, производящих наиболее сильное впечатление.
O.Henry / The SleuthsГенри, О. / Сыщики
Сыщики
Генри, О.
The Sleuths
O.Henry
There was something written in bright pink chalk on the asphalt, but from where they were, Clay couldn't make it out.
Джордан указывал на надпись, нанесенную на асфальт ярко-розовым мелком, но с такого расстояния Клай не мог разобрать слов.
King, Stephen / CellКинг, Стивен / Мобильник
Мобильник
Кинг, Стивен
Cell
King, Stephen
© 2006 by Stephen King
"Pens, pencils, and chalk in the Supervisor's cubicle at the far end of the Extraction Room, sai.
— Ручки, карандаши, мел находятся в кабинете надзирателя в дальнем конце палаты извлечения.
King, Stephen / The Dark tower 7: The Dark TowerКинг, Стивен / Темная башня 7: Темная башня
Темная башня 7: Темная башня
Кинг, Стивен
© Stephen King, 2004
© Перевод. В.А.Вебер, 2005
© ООО "Издательство АСТ", 2005
The Dark tower 7: The Dark Tower
King, Stephen
© 2004 by Stephen King
'Allow me to chalk the cue....
– Позвольте помелить…
Turgenev, I.S. / A Sportsman's Sketches v.1Тургенев, И.С. / Записки охотника т.1
Записки охотника т.1
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1975
A Sportsman's Sketches v.1
Turgenev, I.S.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
" He said this and smiled with a face as white as chalk.
Проговорил да улыбается, а сам белый как мел.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Down the street from the monte, a babalawao drew a vevé in chalk on the pavement.
Недалеко от того места, где играли в монти, колдунья-бабалавао мелом чертила на тротуаре знак «веве». Вокруг собрался народ.
Saintcrow, Lilith / Working for the DevilСэйнткроу, Лилит / Контракт с дьяволом
Контракт с дьяволом
Сэйнткроу, Лилит
© 2005 by Lilith Saintcrow
© Перевод, С. Теремязева, 2009
© Издание на руском языке, ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
Working for the Devil
Saintcrow, Lilith
© 2005 by Lilith Saintcrow
The runners reached the two-mile mark and swung along the top of the slope, past a towering cliff of chalk, and into the trees on the long curve towards home.
Бегуны достигли двухмильной отметки, обогнули большой меловой утес и повернули по лесной тропе к дому.
Gemmell, David / The Hawk EternalГеммел, Дэвид / Вечный ястреб
Вечный ястреб
Геммел, Дэвид
The Hawk Eternal
Gemmell, David
© 1995 by David A. Gemmell
Candle wax and unwashed human—and the cold, fetid reek of Mirovitch, dust and magick and feces and chalk and aftershave.
Свечами, немытым человеческим телом — и стояла холодная, мерзкая вонь, которую издавал Мирович, вонь от пыли, магии, фекалий, мела и крема после бритья.
Saintcrow, Lilith / Dead Man RisingСэйнткроу, Лилит / Возвращение мертвеца
Возвращение мертвеца
Сэйнткроу, Лилит
© Перевод. С. Теремязева, 2009
© Издание на руском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
© 2006 by Lilith Saintcrow
Dead Man Rising
Saintcrow, Lilith
© 2006 by Lilith Saintcrow
She reached the third storey, turned down the passage, and rang at No.9. On the door was inscribed in chalk, "Kapernaumov, Tailor."
Она прошла в третий этаж, повернула в галерею и позвонила в девятый нумер, на дверях которого было написано мелом: "Капернаумов портной".
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / Crime and PunishmentДостоевский, Фёдор / Преступление и наказание
Преступление и наказание
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1970
Crime and Punishment
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2009 Rhodes Media

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ʧɔːkNounмелExamples

Chalk is formed of the broken remains of minute forms of marine animal life. — Мел образуется из останков мельчайших представителей морской фауны.

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Collocations

chalk line
меленый шнур
chalk out
делать эскиз
chalk out
записывать
chalk out
набрасывать
chalk out
намечать
chalk plant
качим
chalk ribbon
корректирующая лента
chalk rock
меловая порода
chalk stripe
узкая белая полоска
chalk test
проверка мелом
chalk up
брать на заметку
chalk up
вести счет
chalk up
включать в счет
chalk up
вписывать
chalk up
выйти вперед

Word forms

chalk

noun
SingularPlural
Common casechalkchalks
Possessive casechalk'schalks'

chalk

verb
Basic forms
Pastchalked
Imperativechalk
Present Participle (Participle I)chalking
Past Participle (Participle II)chalked
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I chalkwe chalk
you chalkyou chalk
he/she/it chalksthey chalk
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am chalkingwe are chalking
you are chalkingyou are chalking
he/she/it is chalkingthey are chalking
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have chalkedwe have chalked
you have chalkedyou have chalked
he/she/it has chalkedthey have chalked
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been chalkingwe have been chalking
you have been chalkingyou have been chalking
he/she/it has been chalkingthey have been chalking
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I chalkedwe chalked
you chalkedyou chalked
he/she/it chalkedthey chalked
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was chalkingwe were chalking
you were chalkingyou were chalking
he/she/it was chalkingthey were chalking
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had chalkedwe had chalked
you had chalkedyou had chalked
he/she/it had chalkedthey had chalked
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been chalkingwe had been chalking
you had been chalkingyou had been chalking
he/she/it had been chalkingthey had been chalking
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will chalkwe shall/will chalk
you will chalkyou will chalk
he/she/it will chalkthey will chalk
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be chalkingwe shall/will be chalking
you will be chalkingyou will be chalking
he/she/it will be chalkingthey will be chalking
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have chalkedwe shall/will have chalked
you will have chalkedyou will have chalked
he/she/it will have chalkedthey will have chalked
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been chalkingwe shall/will have been chalking
you will have been chalkingyou will have been chalking
he/she/it will have been chalkingthey will have been chalking
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would chalkwe should/would chalk
you would chalkyou would chalk
he/she/it would chalkthey would chalk
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be chalkingwe should/would be chalking
you would be chalkingyou would be chalking
he/she/it would be chalkingthey would be chalking
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have chalkedwe should/would have chalked
you would have chalkedyou would have chalked
he/she/it would have chalkedthey would have chalked
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been chalkingwe should/would have been chalking
you would have been chalkingyou would have been chalking
he/she/it would have been chalkingthey would have been chalking
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am chalkedwe are chalked
you are chalkedyou are chalked
he/she/it is chalkedthey are chalked
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being chalkedwe are being chalked
you are being chalkedyou are being chalked
he/she/it is being chalkedthey are being chalked
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been chalkedwe have been chalked
you have been chalkedyou have been chalked
he/she/it has been chalkedthey have been chalked
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was chalkedwe were chalked
you were chalkedyou were chalked
he/she/it was chalkedthey were chalked
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being chalkedwe were being chalked
you were being chalkedyou were being chalked
he/she/it was being chalkedthey were being chalked
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been chalkedwe had been chalked
you had been chalkedyou had been chalked
he/she/it had been chalkedthey had been chalked
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be chalkedwe shall/will be chalked
you will be chalkedyou will be chalked
he/she/it will be chalkedthey will be chalked
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been chalkedwe shall/will have been chalked
you will have been chalkedyou will have been chalked
he/she/it will have been chalkedthey will have been chalked