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A chalky ring on the surrounding cliffs marked where the waterline once reached, like the residue on an empty bathtub.
40 MILLION PEOPLE RELY ON THE COLORADO RIVER. IT’S DRYING UP FAST.BY ABRAHM LUSTGARTENAUGUST 27, 2021PROPUBLICA
These products have found huge popularity among women of color who are thrilled to have moisturizers that don’t leave them looking chalky or too shiny and protect them from the sun’s rays.
WHY ARE SUNSCREEN ADS IGNORING, AND FAILING, PEOPLE OF COLOR?KRISTOPHER FRASERMAY 28, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
If you tend to ski in low-tide conditions on chalky steeps, start with waist widths between 90 and 100 millimeters.
LONG-TERM REVIEW: THE BEST SKIS, PERIODHEATHER SCHULTZ AND MARC PERUZZIMARCH 4, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Traditional sidewalls make for powerful edging on cold and chalky alpine snow, since the ski has no caps.
LONG-TERM REVIEW: THE BEST SKIS, PERIODHEATHER SCHULTZ AND MARC PERUZZIMARCH 4, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Start with a visit to Mono Lake, a body of water with a chemistry so complex that chalky, stalagmite-like towers of tufa rise from its bed.
THE ULTIMATE YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK TRAVEL GUIDESHAWNTÉ SALABERTFEBRUARY 22, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Despite an uncommonly chalky outcome from last year’s bubble, the defending champs are weaker now — with a wide-open field of challengers coming for their crown.
CAN THE LIGHTNING REPEAT? ARE THE AVS FOR REAL? WHAT TO WATCH IN THE 2020-21 NHL SEASON.TERRENCE DOYLEJANUARY 13, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The corporal, rather chalky-looking under his tan, stepped forward and laid a hand on MacRae's shoulder.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The outskirts of the town were coming in sight; grey houses bleakly climbing chalky heights.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
Navvies, all white with that chalky whiteness of dried bones, were passing by, carrying their tools and wallets.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
Observe ye not yon chalky precipice, to the right of the Norman bridge?
LAVENGROGEORGE BORROW
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CHALKY

  • arenaceous
  • arenose
  • branny
  • chalky
  • crumbling
  • crumbly
  • dry
  • dusty
  • fine
  • floury
  • friable
  • grainy
  • granular
  • gravelly
  • gritty
  • impalpable
  • loose
  • mealy
  • pulverized
  • pulverulent
  • sandy
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