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Google Translation:
(Scol) Morceau de calcaire taillé en bâtonnet et utilisé pour écrire sur un tableau noir

morceau
     1. n-m. piece, slice, bit, morsel
     2. n-m. (Quebec, slang) gun, piece
de
     1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
           Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
     3. prep. of (used to express property or association)
           Œuvres de Fermat - Fermat’s Works
           Elle est la femme de mon ami. - She is my friend’s wife.
           le voisin de Gabriel - Gabriel's neighbor
     7. prep. from (used to indicate origin)
           Elle vient de France. - She comes from France.
           Êtes-vous de Suisse ? - Are you from Switzerland?
           Ce fromage vient d’Espagne. - This cheese is from Spain.
           C’est de l’ouest de la France. - It’s from the west of France.
           Le train va de Paris à Bordeaux. - The train goes from Paris to Bordeaux.
     13. prep. of (indicates an amount)
           5 kilos de pommes. - 5 kilograms of apples.
           Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
           Une portion de frites - A portion of fries
     17. prep. used attributively, often translated into English as a compound word
           Un jus de pomme - Apple juice
           Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
           Une boîte de nuit - A nightclub
           Un chien de garde - A guarddog
           Une voiture de sport - A sportscar
           Un stade de football - A football stadium
     24. prep. from (used to indicate the start of a time or range)
           De 9:00 à 11:00 je ne serai pas libre. - From 9 to 11 I won’t be free.
           Je travaille de huit heures à midi. - I work from 8 o'clock to noon.
           un groupe de cinq à huit personnes - a group of from five to eight people
     28. prep. used after certain verbs before an infinitive, often translated into English as a gerund or an infinitive
           J’ai arrêté de fumer. - I stopped smoking.
           Il continue de m’embêter. - He keeps annoying me.
           Elle m’a dit de venir. - She told me to come.
           Nous vous exhortons de venir. - We urge you to come.
     33. prep. by (indicates the amount of change)
           Boire trois tasses par jour réduirait de 20 % les risques de contracter une maladie. - Drinking three cups a day would reduce the risks of catching an illness by 20%.
     35. art. (indefinite) some; any (in questions or negatives)
           Je voudrais de la viande. - I would like some meat.
           Est-ce qu'il y a de la bonne musique ? - Is there any good music?
           Nous cherchons du lait. - We're looking for some milk.
     39. art. (negative) a, an, any
           Elle n'a pas de mère. - She does not have a mother.
           Il n'a pas de crayon. - He does not have a pencil.
           Je n'ai pas de temps. - I do not have any time.
calcaire
     1. n. limestone
     2. adj. calcareous
taillé
en
     1. prep. in (used to indicate space)
           J'habite en Angleterre. - I live in England.
     3. prep. by (used to indicate means)
           aller en bus - go by bus
           partir en voiture - leave by car
     6. prep. as
           Il me traite en ami. - He treats me as a friend.
           habillé en père Noël - dressed as Father Christmas
     9. prep. at (used to describe an ability)
           fort en histoire - good at history
     11. prep. of, made of (used to describe composition)
           une chaise en hêtre - a chair made of beech/a beech chair
           une fourchette en métal - a fork made of metal/a metal fork
     14. prep. in (during the following time (used for months and years))
           en 1993 - in 1993
           en janvier - in January
           en septembre 2001 - in September 2001
     18. prep. (followed by a gerund) while
     19. prep. (followed by a gerund) by, in (describing a way of getting something)
           C'est en trichant qu'il est devenu champion. - It was by cheating that he became champion.
     21. prep. in (used to describe color)
           une photo en noir et blanc - a photo in black and white
     23. prep. in (used to describe feelings)
           en détresse - in distress
           en bonne humeur - in a good mood
     26. prep. in (as part of something)
           en équipe - on a team
     28. pron. (ngd, Used as the object of a verb to indicate an indefinite quantity; of it, of them. Replaces the partitive article (du, de la, etc.))
           Tu as combien de livres ? J'en ai trois. - How many books do you have? I have three (of them).
           Y a-t-il beaucoup de pièces ? Oui. Il y en a beaucoup. - Are there many rooms? Yes, there are many (of them).
           Martin a trois sandwichs, mais j'en ai seulement deux. - Martin has three sandwiches, but I have only two (of them).
           Il y en a combien ? - How many of them are there?
           Je bois de l'alcool parce que j'en ai besoin - I drink alcohol because I need (of) it.
     34. pron. (ngd, Adverbial preposition indicating movement away from a place already mentioned.)
           Est-ce qu'elle vient de Barcelone ? Oui, elle en vient. - Does she come from Barcelona? Yes, she does.
tonnet
et
     1. conj. and
utilisé
pour
     1. prep. for (when followed by a noun or pronoun)
           J'ai un cadeau pour toi. - I've got a gift for you.
     3. prep. to (when followed by a verb at the infinitive)
           Je veux chanter pour te faire revenir. - I want to sing to make you come back.
é
crire
sur
     1. prep. on, upon
     2. prep. on top of
     3. prep. from on top of
     4. prep. above
     5. prep. out of
           sept sur dix - seven out of ten
     7. prep. in the case of
     8. prep. about, concerning
     9. adj. sour
un
     1. art. an, a
     2. num. one
     3. n-m. one
     4. pron. one
tableau
     1. n-m. painting
     2. n-m. picture (a captured image)
     3. n-m. writing board
     4. n-m. table (arrangement of rows and columns)
     5. n-m. chart
noir
     1. adj. black in colour.
           Ce chat est noir. - This cat is black.
     3. adj. drunk; inebriated.
           Il est noir. - He is drunk.
     5. adj. black, of black ethnicity
           Il est noir. - He is black.
     7. n-m. a black person
     8. n-m. a person whose hair is dark
     9. n-m. dark; darkness
           Je suis seul dans le noir. - I'm alone in the dark.
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