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clearing

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noun clear·ing \ˈklir-iŋ\

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

Full Definition of clearing

  1. 1 :  the act or process of making or becoming clear

  2. 2 :  a tract of land cleared of wood and brush

  3. 3 :  the settlement of accounts or exchange of financial instruments especially between banks

Examples of clearing

  1. the clearing of the table

  2. the clearing of wood and brush from part of the forest

  3. We found a clearing in the forest.



14th Century

First Known Use of clearing

14th century

Rhymes with clearing



CLEARING Defined for Kids

clearing

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noun clear·ing \ˈklir-iŋ\

Definition of clearing

  1. :  an open area of land in which there are no trees <We found a clearing in the forest.>





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