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Clearing

Clear´ing
n.1.The act or process of making clear.
The better clearing of this point.
- South.
2.A tract of land cleared of wood for cultivation.
A lonely clearing on the shores of Moxie Lake.
- J. Burroughs.
3.A method adopted by banks and bankers for making an exchange of checks held by each against the others, and settling differences of accounts.
4.The gross amount of the balances adjusted in the clearing house.
Clearing house
the establishment where the business of clearing is carried on. See above, 3.
Noun1.clearing - a tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area
Synonyms: glade
2.clearing - the act of freeing from suspicion
3.clearing - the act of removing solid particles from a liquid
Synonyms: clarification
Lebensraum, absolution, acquittal, acquittance, air space, aperture, back country, breaking out, broaching, cavity, chasm, check, cleaning out, clear space, clearance, cleft, compurgation, corn field, crack, cultivated land, defecation, depletion, desert, destigmatization, destigmatizing, disburdening, discharge, discharging cargo, disclosure, disculpation, disembarrassment, disembroilment, disencumbrance, disengagement, disentanglement, disinvolvement, dislodgment, dismissal, distant prospect, drainage, draining, egress, elimination, empty view, emptying, evacuation, excretion, exculpation, excuse, exhausting, exhaustion, exoneration, explanation, extrication, fenestra, field, fistula, fontanel, foramen, forgiveness, freeing, gap, gape, gat, glade, gulf, hayfield, hiatus, hole, hollow, inlet, interval, justification, lacuna, laying open, leak, living space, off-loading, open country, open space, opening, opening up, orifice, outback, outlet, paddy, parcel of land, pardon, passageway, patch, piece of land, plain, plat, plot, pore, prairie, purgation, purging, quietus, quittance, rationalization, rehabilitation, reinstatement, release, releasing, remission, removal, restoration, rice paddy, slot, space, split, steppe, stoma, terrain, territory, throwing open, tract, uncluttering, uncorking, unhampering, unknotting, unloading, unraveling, unscrambling, unsnarling, unstopping, untangling, venting, verdict of acquittal, vindication, voidance, voiding, wheat field, wide-open spaces, wilderness, yawn
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