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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
un morceau de langue fumée
et il finit par un morceau d'éloquence
de
     1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
           Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
     2. 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
     3. 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.
     4. 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
     5. 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
     6. 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
     7. 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.
     8. 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%.
     9. 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.
     10. 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.
mais boule de suif
écouta de nouveau
calcaire
     1. n. limestone
     2. adj. calcareous
taillé
     1. v. past participle of tailler
     2. adj. cropped, sharpened
     3. adj. (heraldry) per bend sinister
     tailler
          1. v. (of a suit, garment etc.) to cut
          2. v. to sharpen
          3. v. (pronominal) to do one, to clear off
en
     1. prep. in (used to indicate space)
           J'habite en Angleterre. - I live in England.
     2. prep. by (used to indicate means)
           aller en bus - go by bus
           partir en voiture - leave by car
     3. prep. as
           Il me traite en ami. - He treats me as a friend.
           habillé en père Noël - dressed as Father Christmas
     4. prep. at (used to describe an ability)
           fort en histoire - good at history
     5. 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
     6. 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
     7. prep. (followed by a gerund) while
     8. 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.
     9. prep. in (used to describe color)
           une photo en noir et blanc - a photo in black and white
     10. prep. in (used to describe feelings)
           en détresse - in distress
           en bonne humeur - in a good mood
     11. prep. in (as part of something)
           en équipe - on a team
     12. 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.
     13. 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.
en haut
il en offrit;
bâtonnet
     1. n. (small) stick
           bâtonnets de poissons - Fish finger
     2. n. batonnet
et
     1. conj. and
et chacun
et la révolution;
utilisé
     1. adj. used, in use
     2. v. past participle of utiliser
     utiliser
          1. v. to use, to utilize
pour
     1. prep. for (when followed by a noun or pronoun)
           J'ai un cadeau pour toi. - I've got a gift for you.
     2. 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.
humide pour le baiser
pour racheter leur vie
écrire
     1. v. to write
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
     6. prep. in the case of
     7. prep. about, concerning
     8. adj. sour
et portant sur le côté
les pieds sur la cheminée
un
     1. art. an, a
     2. num. one
     3. n-m. one
     4. pron. one
pendant un mois
mieux qu'un chef
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. n-m. black (person)
     2. adj. black in colour.
           Ce chat est noir. - This cat is black.
     3. adj. drunk; inebriated.
           Il est noir. - He is drunk.
     4. adj. black, of black ethnicity
           Il est noir. - He is black.
     5. n-m. a black person
     6. n-m. a person whose hair is dark
     7. n-m. dark; darkness
           Je suis seul dans le noir. - I'm alone in the dark.
tableau noir
     1. n-m. blackboard (blackish board suitable to be written on with chalk)
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