What is the noun for chalks?

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  1. (uncountable) A soft, white, powdery limestone.
  2. (countable) A piece of chalk, or, more often, processed compressed chalk, that is used for drawing and for writing on a blackboard.
  3. Tailor's chalk.
  4. (uncountable, climbing) A white powdery substance used to prevent hands slipping from holds when climbing, sometimes but not always limestone-chalk.
  5. (US, military, countable) A platoon-sized group of airborne soldiers.
  6. (US, sports, chiefly basketball) The prediction that there will be no upsets, and the favored competitor will win.
  7. Synonyms:
    1. colored chalk, crayon, oil pastel, pastel
  1. Something chalked on a surface.
  2. (painting) The appearance of non-gloss paint on an exterior surface due to chemical deterioration and removal by weather.
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