Examples of clearing in a Sentence
the clearing of the table
the clearing of wood and brush from part of the forest
We found a clearing in the forest.
Recent Examples of clearing from the Web
The group’s primary focus is how operational issues such as trading, clearing, and settlement would be affected should debt payments get delayed.
Keivan Berges enjoyed a four-RBI game, hitting a solo home run in the fourth inning and delivering a bases-clearing, three-run double off reliever Andrew Utterback in the fifth.
Building homes in forest clearings, a common practice in Brazil, is especially risky.
From the clearing where we’d laid out our tents and camp pads, the opposite bank of the river was barely perceptible except for a faint Etch-a-Sketch panorama of sandstone buttes and towers.
A day prior to the bombing, schoolgirls in Hiroshima were put to work clearing fire lanes by the city, which feared the U.S. would drop firebombs.
The family googled William Land Service and the first business to pop up was a land clearing business in North Alabama.
Yukon Territory fire spokesman George Maratos says fire crews have shored up protections around the site, including protective burning and clearing brush and debris.
The detail due to the clearing allowed them to see individual cells in the tissue of various organs, including brain, lungs, liver, and intestines.
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First Known Use of clearing
Synonymsacquittal, exculpation, exoneration, vindication
Related Wordsabsolution, condonation, forgiveness, pardon, remission; atonement, expiation; compurgation; whitewash
Near Antonymsaccusation, arraignment, impeachment, incrimination, indictment; prosecution; castigation, censure, condemnation, denunciation
CLEARING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of clearing for English Language Learners
: the act or process of making something clear or of becoming clear
: an open area of land in which there are no trees
CLEARING Defined for Kids
Definition of clearing for Students
- We found a clearing in the forest.
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