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clear·ance

 (klîr′əns)
n.
1. The act or process of clearing.
2. A space cleared; a clearing.
3.
a. The amount of space or distance by which a moving object clears something.
b. The height or width of a passage: an underpass with a 13-foot clearance.
4. An intervening space or distance allowing free play, as between machine parts.
5. Permission for an aircraft, ship, or other vehicle to proceed, as after an inspection of equipment or cargo or during certain traffic conditions.
6. Official certification of blamelessness, trustworthiness, or suitability.
7. A sale, generally at reduced prices, to dispose of old merchandise.
8. The passage of checks and other bills of exchange through a clearing-house.
9.
a. The removal by the kidneys of a substance from blood plasma.
b. Renal clearance.

clearance

(ˈklɪərəns)
n
1.
a. the process or an instance of clearing: slum clearance.
b. (as modifier): a clearance order.
2. space between two parts in motion or in relative motion
3. permission for an aircraft, ship, passengers, etc, to proceed
4. official permission to have access to secret information, projects, areas, etc
5. (Banking & Finance) banking the exchange of commercial documents drawn on the members of a clearing house
6. (Commerce)
a. the disposal of merchandise at reduced prices
b. (as modifier): a clearance sale.
7. (General Sporting Terms) sport
a. the act of hitting or kicking a ball out of the defensive area, as in football
b. an instance of this
8. (Historical Terms) the act of clearing an area of land of its inhabitants by mass eviction. See Highland Clearances
9. (Dentistry) dentistry the extraction of all of a person's teeth
10. (Forestry) a less common word for clearing

clear•ance

(ˈklɪər əns)

n.
1. the act of clearing.
2. the distance between two objects; an amount of clear space.
3. a formal authorization permitting access to classified information, documents, etc.
4. Also called clear′ance sale`. the disposal of merchandise at reduced prices to make room for new goods.
5. a space between two moving machine parts, left to avoid clashing or to permit relatively free motion.
6.
a. the clearing of a ship at a port.
b. Also called clear′ance pa`pers. the official papers certifying this.
[1555–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clearance - the distance by which one thing clears anotherclearance - the distance by which one thing clears another; the space between them
interval, separation - the distance between things; "fragile items require separation and cushioning"
2.clearance - vertical space available to allow easy passage under something
elbow room, room, way - space for movement; "room to pass"; "make way for"; "hardly enough elbow room to turn around"
3.clearance - permission to proceed; "the plane was given clearance to land"
permission, permit, license - the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization

clearance

noun
1. evacuation, emptying, withdrawal, removal, eviction, depopulation By the late fifties, slum clearance was the watchword in town planning.
2. permission, consent, endorsement, green light, authorization, blank cheque, go-ahead (informal), leave, sanction, O.K. or okay (informal) He has a security clearance that allows him access to classified information.
3. space, gap, margin, allowance, headroom The lowest fixed bridge has 12.8m clearance.

clearance

noun
The act or process of eliminating:
Translations
تَصْريحتَنْظيف، إزالَهفُسْحَةٌ خالِيَهمَجَال
mezeraodstraněnípovolenísvětlá výškavůle
fjernelsefrihøjdegodkendelseloftshøjderydning
alennusmyyntialikulkukorkeusetäisyyskorkeuskulkulupa
međuprostor
hézagmegtisztítás
bilhreinsunleyfi
頭上スペース
머리위 공간
fri höjd
ที่ว่างเหนือศีรษะ
khoảng trống phía trên

clearance

[ˈklɪərəns]
A. N
1. (= act of clearing) [of road etc] → despeje m; [of land] → desmonte m, roza f
2. (= height, width etc) → margen m (de altura, anchura etc)
3. (= authorization) (by customs) → despacho m de aduana; (by security) → acreditación f (Fin) → compensación f
clearance for take-off (Aer) → pista libre para despegar
4. (Ftbl) → despeje m
B. CPD clearance sale Nliquidación f, realización f (LAm)

clearance

[ˈklɪərəns] n
(= clearing) [site, woodland] → déblaiement m
(= removal) [mines] → enlèvement m
(= free space) → espace m
(= permission) → autorisation fclearance sale nliquidation fclear-cut [ˌklɪərˈkʌt] adj [issue] → clair(e); [answer] → précis(e); [decision] → clair(e); [case, example] → évident(e); [victory] → évident(e)clear-headed [ˌklɪərˈhɛdɪd] adjlucide

clearance

n
(= act of clearing)Entfernen nt, → Beseitigung f ? also slum clearance
(= free space)Spielraum m; (= headroom)lichte Höhe
(Ftbl etc) it was a good clearance by the defenderder Verteidiger hat gut geklärt
(of cheque)Bestätigung fder Deckung
(by customs) → Abfertigung f; (by security) → Unbedenklichkeitserklärung f; (= document)Unbedenklichkeitsbescheinigung f; get your security clearance firstSie müssen erst noch von den Sicherheitsorganen für unbedenklich erklärt werden; the despatch was sent to the Foreign Office for clearanceder Bericht wurde zur Überprüfung ans Außenministerium geschickt; clearance to landLandeerlaubnis f; clearance for takeoffStartfreigabe f
(Naut) → Klarierung f; clearance outwardsAusklarierung f; clearance inwardsEinklarierung f

clearance

:
clearance certificate
n (Naut) → Verzollungspapiere pl
clearance sale
n (Comm) → Räumungsverkauf m

clearance

[ˈklɪərns] n
a. (of road, room, surface) → sgombero; (of woodland) → spianamento; (of site, slum) → demolizione f; (of rubbish, litter) → rimozione f
b. (for boat, car) → spazio libero
c. (authorization) → autorizzazione f, permesso; (by customs) → sdoganamento
clearance for take-off (Aer) → permesso di decollo
d. (Ftbl) → rinvio

clear

(kliə) adjective
1. easy to see through; transparent. clear glass.
2. free from mist or cloud. Isn't the sky clear!
3. easy to see, hear or understand. a clear explanation; The details on that photograph are very clear.
4. free from difficulty or obstacles. a clear road ahead.
5. free from guilt etc. a clear conscience.
6. free from doubt etc. Are you quite clear about what I mean?
7. (often with of) without (risk of) being touched, caught etc. Is the ship clear of the rocks? clear of danger.
8. (often with of) free. clear of debt; clear of all infection.
verb
1. to make or become free from obstacles etc. He cleared the table; I cleared my throat; He cleared the path of debris.
2. (often with of) to prove the innocence of; to declare to be innocent. He was cleared of all charges.
3. (of the sky etc) to become bright, free from cloud etc.
4. to get over or past something without touching it. He cleared the jump easily.
ˈclearance noun
1. the act of clearing or removing. The clearance of these trees from the front of the window will give you more light.
2. the empty space between two objects. You can drive the lorry under the bridge – there's a clearance of half a metre.
3. (a certificate) giving permission for something to be done.
ˈclearing noun
a piece of land cleared of wood etc for cultivation. a clearing in the forest.
ˈclearly adverb
ˈclearness noun
ˌclear-ˈcut adjective
having a clear outline; plain and definite. clear-cut features.
ˈclearway noun
a stretch of road on which motorists are forbidden to stop.
clear off
to go away. He cleared off without saying a word.
clear out
1. to get rid of. He cleared the rubbish out of the attic.
2. to make tidy by emptying etc. He has cleared out the attic.
clear up
1. to make clean, tidy etc. Clear up this mess!
2. to become better etc. If the weather clears up, we'll go for a picnic.
in the clear
no longer under suspicion, in danger etc.

clearance

مَجَال světlá výška loftshøjde Kopfraum ελεύθερο ύψος πάνω από το κεφάλι altura alikulkukorkeus hauteur međuprostor altezza massima 頭上スペース 머리위 공간 doorgangshoogte ståhøyde prześwit altura, pé-direito габаритная высота fri höjd ที่ว่างเหนือศีรษะ boşluk payı khoảng trống phía trên 净空高度

clear·ance

n. aclaramiento, eliminación renal de una sustancia en el plasma sanguíneo.
References in classic literature ?
Sydney had been working double tides that night, and the night before, and the night before that, and a good many nights in succession, making a grand clearance among Mr.
What he most took in, however, at present, with the steadier clearance, was that Alice Staverton had for a long unspeakable moment not doubted he was dead.
The only way to move him was to appeal to him in confidence as an old friend, to let him into the secret of the clearance.
It was twelve o'clock before we could obtain possession of the room, and the clearance it required then was so discouraging that Caddy, who was almost tired out, sat down in the middle of the dust and cried.
She bowed and looked at him: he of course was looking at her, and their eyes met with that peculiar meeting which is never arrived at by effort, but seems like a sudden divine clearance of haze.
Ot the last moment, wuth me ashore gettun' me clearance, they come wuth the bill:
We only want an old man and a young one, and a third pal of yours who is a gentleman born, to make a regular clearance in the house.
Brother Charles began the clearance by leading the blushing girl to the door, and dismissing her with a kiss.
But as the priceless treasure too frequently hides at the bottom of a well, it needs some courage to dive for it, especially as he that does so will be likely to incur more scorn and obloquy for the mud and water into which he has ventured to plunge, than thanks for the jewel he procures; as, in like manner, she who undertakes the cleansing of a careless bachelor's apartment will be liable to more abuse for the dust she raises than commendation for the clearance she effects.
Jasper's strict sense of justice, and, expressing his absolute confidence in the complete clearance of his pupil from the least taint of suspicion, sooner or later, avowed that his confidence in that young gentleman had been formed, in spite of his confidential knowledge that his temper was of the hottest and fiercest, and that it was directly incensed against Mr.
Indifferent to the weather, and even preferring it to better weather for its clearance of the streets, the man looked about him with a scrutinizing glance.
The speedy clearance effected, Quilp locked the doors; and still embracing the case-bottle with shrugged-up shoulders and folded arms, stood looking at his insensible wife like a dismounted nightmare.