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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

I called to the other men that the sky was clearing, and then a moment later I realized that what I had seen was not a rift in the clouds but the white crest of an enormous wave.
Ernest Shackleton

I think of myself as Special Forces, clearing the path for the infantry.
Geraldo Rivera

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

Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good. Lower the bar. Actually spending ten minutes clearing off one shelf is better than fantasizing about spending a weekend cleaning out the basement.
Gretchen Rubin

My earliest memories of my mom were of her multi-tasking - preparing dinner while checking on homework and housework; clearing the dinner plates while setting out bowls for breakfast; making sure we ate our breakfast while lining up bread, lunch meats, apples, and snacks assembly-line style so we could make our lunches.
Christine Pelosi
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Clearing Translations

clearing in Spanish is aclaramiento