clearing

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clearing

  1. Present participle of clear.

Noun[edit]

clearing (plural clearings)

  1. The act or process of making or becoming clear.
  2. An area of land within a wood or forest devoid of trees.
    • 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 8, The Celebrity:
      Now we plunged into a deep shade with the boughs lacing each other overhead, and crossed dainty, rustic bridges [] : or anon we shot into a clearing, with a colored glimpse of the lake and its curving shore far below us.
  3. An open space in the fog etc.
  4. (banking, finance) A process of exchanging transaction information and authorisation through a central institution or system to complete and settle those transactions.
  5. (telecommunications) A sequence of events used to disconnect a call, and return to the ready state.
  6. (UK) The period in which remaining university places are allocated to remaining students.
  7. (soccer) The act of removing the ball from one's own goal area by kicking it.

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clearing

  1. (banking, finance) clearing

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