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clearing

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Noun
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clear=ing
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1 in 1 verses (in OT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

clearingn. 
  •  The act or process of making clear.  [1913 Webster]
    "The better clearing of this point."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A tract of land cleared of wood for cultivation.  [1913 Webster]
    "A lonely clearing on the shores of Moxie Lake."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A method adopted by banks and bankers for making an exchange of checks held by each against the others, and settling differences of accounts.  [1913 Webster]
    " In England, a similar method has been adopted by railroads for adjusting their accounts with each other."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The gross amount of the balances adjusted in the clearing house.  [1913 Webster]
Clearing house, the establishment where the business of clearing is carried on. See above, 3.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

clearing, n.
1 in senses of CLEAR v.
2 an area in a forest cleared for cultivation.

Idiom
clearing bank Brit. a bank which is a member of a clearing-house. clearing-house
1 a bankers' establishment where cheques and bills from member banks are exchanged, so that only the balances need be paid in cash.
2 an agency for collecting and distributing information etc.

THESAURUS

clearing

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

ROGET THESAURUS

clearing

Region

N region, sphere, ground, soil, area, field, realm, hemisphere, quarter, district, beat, orb, circuit, circle, reservation, pale, compartment, department, clearing, (property) &c 780 (Government), 1 arena, precincts, enceinte, walk, march, patch, plot, parcel, inclosure, close, field, court, enclave, reserve, preserve, street, clime, climate, zone, meridian, latitude, biosphere, lithosphere, territorial, local, parochial, provincial, regional.


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