clearing

All Noun Verb
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  • Room and building clearing training will take part during this stage of training.
  • Upon clearing the last level, there was nothing more for the player to do.
  • We all worked very hard indeed, clearing the ground, building the set.
  • In one of these clearings he stopped and took stock of his position. Cited from Bull Hunter, by Max Brand
  • Population increase forced the clearing of new land, although some of the growth came in the cities.
  • Clearing may be combined with an attempt to hit a long pass or a long through ball.
  • A few hundred yards took us past the clearings and into the very heart of the forest. Cited from Station Life in New Zealand, by Lady Barker
  • In most other regions, the women were in charge of doing everything, including clearing the land.
  • Note the clearing in the background showing other trees growing in the light.
  • If they did, he recommended clearing the beach of all persons, both white and black.
  • It was one of Mary's own little clearings round the pale green points. Cited from The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Carson was eight years old when his father was killed by a falling tree while clearing land.
  • Carson was eight when his father was killed by a falling tree while clearing land.
  • But clearings made and houses built, the bright shield was soon to turn its other side. Cited from The Confidence-Man, by Herman Melville
  • The men limited their agricultural labor to clearing the field and breaking the soil.
  • Clearing the area was a low priority though and went on until well into November.
  • The clearing of the island took several days, and associated forces on the mainland longer to clear out.
  • In some cases, these vehicles will also mount Mine-clearing line charges.
  • The introduction of central clearing houses, one for the US and one for Europe.
  • After being released from prison, he worked in clearing the forest of old snares.
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Root form of clearing is clear for the verb.

Words starting with clearing

Meaning of clearing

  • noun A tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area
  • noun The act of freeing from suspicion
  • noun The act of removing solid particles from a liquid
  • verb Make a way or path by removing objects
    Clear a path through the dense forest
  • verb Remove
    clear the leaves from the lawn, Clear snow from the road
  • verb Be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts
    The check will clear within 2 business days
  • verb Go away or disappear
    The fog cleared in the afternoon
  • verb Pass by, over, or under without making contact
    the balloon cleared the tree tops
  • verb Make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    Could you clarify these remarks?, Clear up the question of who is at fault
  • verb Free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment
    Clear the ship and let it dock
  • verb Clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.
    clear the water before it can be drunk
  • verb Sell
    We cleared a lot of the old model cars
  • verb Pass an inspection or receive authorization
    clear customs
  • verb Settle, as of a debt
    clear a debt, solve an old debt
  • verb Make clear, bright, light, or translucent
    The water had to be cleared through filtering
  • verb Rid of instructions or data
    clear a memory buffer
  • verb Remove (people) from a building
    clear the patrons from the theater after the bomb threat
  • verb Remove the occupants of
    Clear the building
  • verb Free (the throat) by making a rasping sound
    Clear the throat