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Definition of Clearing

Clearing

  1. of Clear
  2. The act or process of making clear.
  3. A tract of land cleared of wood for cultivation.
  4. A method adopted by banks and bankers for making an exchange of checks held by each against the others, and settling differences of accounts.
  5. The gross amount of the balances adjusted in the clearing house.

Clearing Quotations

Some of the generals are saying, 'We're making progress. We are clearing an area.' But you really don't defeat the Taliban by clearing an area. They move.
Colin Powell

The end of the trial and the 'not guilty' verdicts on all counts, clearing Michael of all charges, mean that he can now concentrate on the future and his art.
LaToya Jackson

I get sort of short with people and start grumbling and clearing my throat - in honor of my father - when I'm impatient. It's very charming.
Maria Bamford

I've had to make the transition from sweeping in for 15 minutes, doing my stuff and clearing out, to carrying a movie for the duration - in a dress.
Philip Seymour Hoffman

You may not know it, but at the far end of despair, there is a white clearing where one is almost happy.
Joan Baez
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Clearing Translations

clearing in Spanish is aclaramiento

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