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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 ?
Moti Guj put his hands in his pockets, chewed a branch for a toothpick, and strolled about the clearing, making fun of the other elephants who had just set to work.
His savage eyes blazed into the direction from which the wind had borne down the warning to him and a moment later the grasses at one side of the clearing parted and Numa, the lion, strode majestically into view.
She dropped to the ground and lumbered across the little clearing about which the apes of the tribe were disposed in rest or in the search of food, and presently Tarzan abandoned his attempts to persuade her to permit a close examination of the balu.
Late in the afternoon, as she was about to cross a little clearing, she was startled at the sight of a huge ape coming from the jungle upon the opposite side.
Half an hour later, sheltering under the summits themselves, he came out on a clearing.
First, I'll buy the island; next, get forty or fifty recruits and start clearing and planting; and at the same time I'll run up a bungalow; and then you'll be relieved of my embarrassing presence--now don't say that it isn't.
He insisted upon having a guide, saying that he was not sure that he could find his way back to the little clearing.
We shall rush in upon them and slay them all," and he made ready to send word along the line that they were to halt at the edge of the clearing until they saw him rush toward the village--then all were to follow.
In clearing of a man's estate, he may as well hurt himself in being too sudden, as in letting it run on too long.
Soon I came upon the source of it, for in the center of a small clearing I found a lake--or a pool, rather, for it was not larger than the basin of the Trafalgar Square fountain--of some black, pitch-like stuff, the surface of which rose and fell in great blisters of bursting gas.
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.
Lieutenant Charpentier ordered a clearing made and a circular abatis of underbrush constructed about the camp.