Simple Definition of clearing
: the act or process of making something clear or of becoming clear
: an open area of land in which there are no trees
Examples of clearing
the clearing of the table
the clearing of wood and brush from part of the forest
We found a clearing in the forest.
First Known Use of clearing
CLEARING Defined for Kids
Definition of clearing
: an open area of land in which there are no trees <We found a clearing in the forest.>
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