- The definition of clearance is up for sale.
An example of clearance used as an adjective is in the phrase "clearance items."
- Clearance means space between, or authorization, or items on sale.
- An example of a clearance is a pathway through the woods.
- An example of clearance is a document allowing a person into a government building.
- An example of clearance is a regularly priced $50 t-shirt up for sale at $10.
- an act or instance of clearing
- the clear space or distance between moving objects or mechanical parts, or between a moving object and that which it passes through, over, under, etc.
- official, esp. governmental, authorization allowing a person to examine classified documents, participate in confidential projects, etc.
- a certificate from the collector of customs authorizing a ship to enter or leave portalso clearance papers
- the act or process of meeting the requirements for getting this certificate
- a certificate from the collector of customs authorizing a ship to enter or leave port
- Aeron. permission, usually from a control tower, to take off, land, etc.
- Banking the adjustment of debits and credits, exchange of checks, etc. in a clearinghouse
- The act or process of clearing.
- A space cleared; a clearing.
- a. The amount of space or distance by which a moving object clears something.b. The height or width of a passage: an underpass with a 13-foot clearance.
- An intervening space or distance allowing free play, as between machine parts.
- Permission for an aircraft, ship, or other vehicle to proceed, as after an inspection of equipment or cargo or during certain traffic conditions.
- Official certification of blamelessness, trustworthiness, or suitability.
- A sale, generally at reduced prices, to dispose of old merchandise.
- The passage of checks and other bills of exchange through a clearing-house.
- a. The removal by the kidneys of a substance from blood plasma.b. Renal clearance.
(countable and uncountable, plural clearances)
- The act of clearing or something (such as a space) cleared
- The distance between two moving objects, especially between parts of a machine
- The height or width of a tunnel, bridge or other passage, or the distance between a vehicle and the walls or roof of such passage; a gap, headroom.
- A permission for a vehicle to proceed, or for a person to travel.
- The plane got clearance from air traffic control, and we were off.
- He got clearance to travel to America, even though he had previous links to terrorists
- A permission to have access to sensitive or secret documents or other information
- A sale of merchandise at a reduced price.
- (banking, finance) The settlement of transactions involving securities or means of payment such as checks by means of a clearing house.
- (medicine) The removal of harmful substances from the blood; renal clearance.
- (sports, billiards, snooker, pool) The act of potting all the remaining balls on a table at one visit.
- (soccer) The act of kicking a ball away from the goal one is defending.
- (chess) Removal of pieces from a rank, file or diagonal so that a bishop, rook or queen is free to move along it.
- Clear or net profit.
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