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chalk talk

noun
1.
a talk or lecture in which the speaker illustrates points by drawing on a blackboard:
The coach gave a chalk talk before the big game.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40, Americanism
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  • At the blackboard, a supervisor is giving a chalk talk about how to bow.
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chalk talk

noun
1.
(US & Canadian) an informal lecture with pertinent points, explanatory diagrams, etc, shown on a blackboard
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