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clear·ing

 (klîr′ĭng)
n.
1. The act or process of making or becoming clear.
2. A tract of land within a wood or other overgrown area from which trees and other obstructions have been removed.
3. The exchange of checks, drafts, and notes and the settlement of consequent differences, especially among banks.

clearing

(ˈklɪərɪŋ)
n
(Forestry) an area with few or no trees or shrubs in wooded or overgrown land

clear•ing

(ˈklɪər ɪŋ)

n.
1. the act of a person or thing that clears; the process of becoming clear.
2. a tract of land, as in a forest, that contains no trees or bushes.
3. the reciprocal exchange between banks of checks and drafts, and the settlement of the differences.
4. clearings, the total of claims settled at a clearinghouse.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clearing - a tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded areaclearing - a tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area
2.clearing - the act of freeing from suspicion
freeing, liberation, release - the act of liberating someone or something
purge, purging, purgation - the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
vindication, exoneration - the act of vindicating or defending against criticism or censure etc.; "friends provided a vindication of his position"
whitewash - a specious or deceptive clearing that attempts to gloss over failings and defects
3.clearing - the act of removing solid particles from a liquid
improvement - the act of improving something; "their improvements increased the value of the property"

clearing

noun glade, space, dell A helicopter landed in a clearing in the jungle.
Translations
ارض مُجَرَّدَه من الأشْجار
mýtina
rydning
erdei tisztástisztás
skógarrjóîur

clearing

[ˈklɪərɪŋ]
A. N
1. (in wood) → claro m
2. (Fin) → liquidación f
B. CPD clearing account N (Fin) → cuenta f de compensación
clearing bank N (Brit) (Fin) → banco m central
clearing house N (Fin) → cámara f de compensación

clearing

[ˈklɪərɪŋ] n
(in forest)clairière f
(British) [cheque] → compensation f, clearing m
(British) (UNIVERSITY) au Royaume-Uni, système centralisé destiné à proposer aux étudiants dont les notes aux A-levels ne permettent pas d'intégrer l'université de leur choix une place dans un autre établissement de l'enseignement supérieurclearing bank n (British)banque f qui appartient à une chambre de compensationclearing house clearing-house n
(for information)bureau m central
(= bank) → chambre f de compensation

clearing

n (in forest) → Lichtung f

clearing

:
clearing bank
n (Brit) → Clearingbank f
clearing house

clearing

[ˈklɪərɪŋ] n (in wood) → radura (Brit) (Banking) → clearing m

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.
References in classic literature ?
Hannah wisely allowed them to relieve their feelings, and when the shower showed signs of clearing up, she came to the rescue, armed with a coffeepot.
I must put the blood of the lamb on the head of the boy," Jesse muttered when the sticks had begun to blaze greedily, and taking a long knife from his pocket he turned and walked rapidly across the clearing toward David.
It was within an hour of dusk--none too much time to allow in which to pitch camp in the tropics, where night follows day suddenly--when a halt was called, as a turn of the river showed a little clearing on the edge of the forest-bound river.
The trees of many acres had been felled, and the glow of a mild summer's evening had fallen on the clearing, in beautiful contrast to the gray light of the forest.
The schooner was run into the wind, and while the hands were clearing away the stern boat, Queequeg, stripped to the waist, darted from the side with a long living arc of a leap.
At this instant, while Daggoo, on the summit of the head, was clearing the whip --which had somehow got foul of the great cutting tackles --a sharp cracking noise was heard; and to the unspeakable horror of all, one of the two enormous hooks suspending the head tore out, and with a vast vibration the enormous mass sideways swung, till the drunk ship reeled and shook as if smitten by an iceberg.
The evening meal at the house is over, and Aunt Chloe, who presided over its preparation as head cook, has left to inferior officers in the kitchen the business of clearing away and washing dishes, and come out into her own snug territories, to "get her ole man's supper"; therefore, doubt not that it is her you see by the fire, presiding with anxious interest over certain frizzling items in a stew-pan, and anon with grave consideration lifting the cover of a bake-kettle, from whence steam forth indubitable intimations of "something good.
It had clouded up pretty dark just after I got on to the raft, but it was clearing up again now.
Wilson heard footsteps at his threshold, then the clearing of a throat.
It was hard getting into my dress alone, and I hadn't time to eat but a mouthful, and just at the last minute, when I honestly--HONESTLY --would have thought about clearing away and locking up, I looked at the clock and knew I could hardly get back to school in time to form in the line; and I thought how dreadful it would be to go in late and get my first black mark on a Friday afternoon, with the minister's wife and the doctor's wife and the school committee all there
Hughes was clearing the fanned wheat from before the fan.
Such another small basin of thin gruel as his own was all that he could, with thorough selfapprobation, recommend; though he might constrain himself, while the ladies were comfortably clearing the nicer things, to say: