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Definition of 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

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

One possible future for WikiLeaks is to morph into a gigantic media intermediary - perhaps, even something of a clearing house for investigative reporting - where even low-level leaks would be matched with the appropriate journalists to pursue and report on them and, perhaps, even with appropriate NGOs to advocate on their causes.
Evgeny Morozov

You don't have to work for Google, or any of the other firms encouraging staff to pursue personal projects on company time, to use slowness to unlock your creativity. Anyone can do it. Start by clearing space in your schedule for rest, daydreaming and serendipity. Take breaks away from your desk, especially when you get stuck on a problem.
Carl Honore

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

After clearing 9 metres of the descending passage, in about the middle of the afternoon, we came upon a second sealed doorway, which was almost the exact replica of the first.
Howard Carter
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Clearing Translations

clearing in Spanish is aclaramiento
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