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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.
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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
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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]
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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
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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.
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clearance

noun
The act or process of eliminating:
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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)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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clear·ance

n. aclaramiento, eliminación renal de una sustancia en el plasma sanguíneo.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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Distribution of Patients According to Complication Complication Stage I Stage II Total (H1) (H2) 1 Fundus 13 52 65 (Hypertensive Retinopathy) 2 Albuminuria 8 44 52 3 Raised Serum Creatinine 28 45 73 (Creatinine Clearance) 4 CVA 5 10 15 5 Cardiac (ECG + ECHO) 8 20 28 Table 2.
Reoperative creatinine level was significantly higher (1.55 mg/dL vs 1.09 mg/dL, p=0.04) and creatinine clearance was lower (75.7 mL/min vs 90.1 mL/min; p<0.05) in the multi-access group than in the single-access group.
In this study there was a statistically significant difference in mean creatinine clearance level in the observed groups (WDR, NPDR and PDR).
As long as the serum creatinine levels are not changing, the creatinine excretion should be accurate, and the creatinine clearance obtained has been shown to correlate fairly well with Cockcroft and Gault's estimation using lean body weight (6).
Since the AKI was categorized according to pRIFLE criteria, four patients had estimated creatinine clearance between 75 to 50% and 10 patients had 'ECCL' below 50% (Table-II).
The CG formula is based on a 24-hour creatinine clearance. To calculate GFR more accurately, the MDRD and CKD-EPI formulas have been developed with reference to the [.sup.125]I-iothalamate methods.
Hemodialysis, which removes about half of dabigatran in 4 hours, is a suitable option in acute kidney injury or in patients with a creatinine clearance under 30 mL/min.
Because the hormone FGF23 increases phosphate excretion per nephron, it is thought to correlate with FEP, which is defined as the ratio of phosphate clearance (= (Up x V)/Pp) to creatinine clearance (= (Ucr x V)/Pcr).
Renal function was evaluated by creatinine clearance estimate using the Cockcroft-Gault equation.
For measuring creatinine clearance and quantifying total proteinuria and albuminuria, all study participants were asked to collect 24 h urine specimens (from 8 a.m.
Creatinine clearance showed a strong inverse correlation with age; it also correlated inversely with PP and directly with BMI (Figure 4).

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