all clear


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all clear

n.
A signal, usually by siren, that an air raid is over or a danger has passed.

all clear

n
1. (Military) a signal, usually a siren, indicating that some danger, such as an air raid, is over
2. an indication that obstacles are no longer present; permission to proceed: he received the all clear on the plan.

all′ clear′


n.
the signal that a danger is over.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.all clear - a signal (usually a siren) that danger is over
signal, signaling, sign - any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message; "signals from the boat suddenly stopped"
2.all clear - permission to proceed because obstacles have been removedall clear - permission to proceed because obstacles have been removed
permission - approval to do something; "he asked permission to leave"
Translations

all clear

n (Mil) → cessato allarme m inv; (fig) → okay m
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