clearance

  • 1 Clearance — Clear ance (kl[=e]r ans), n. 1. The act of clearing; as, to make a thorough clearance. [1913 Webster] 2. A certificate that a ship or vessel has been cleared at the customhouse; permission to sail. [1913 Webster] Every ship was subject to seizure …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 clearance — s.n. (med.) Raport între concentraţia sanguină a unei substanţe şi eliminarea prin urină. [pron. cliărăns. / < fr., engl. clearance – epurare]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 19.12.2004. Sursa: DN  CLEARANCE CLÍRĂNS/ s. n. raport între concentraţia… …

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  • 3 clearance — 1560s, action of clearing, from CLEAR (Cf. clear) + ANCE (Cf. ance). Meaning a clear space is from 1788. Meaning approval, permission (esp. to land or take off an aircraft) is from 1944, Amer.Eng.; national security sense recorded from 1948.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 clearance — [n1] permission for activity approval, authorization, consent, endorsement, goahead*, green light*, leave, okay, sanction, sayso*; concept 376 Ant. denial, grounding, refusal, veto clearance [n2] gap above something allowance, assart, defoliated… …

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  • 5 clearance — [klir′əns] n. 1. an act or instance of clearing 2. 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. 3. official, esp. governmental,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Clearance — Clearance. См. Допуск. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 7 clearance — index absolution, acquittal, amortization, collection (payment), composition (agreement in bankruptcy), compurgation, concession ( …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 clearance — *room, berth, play, elbowroom, leeway, margin …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 clearance — ► NOUN 1) the action or an act of clearing or the process of being cleared. 2) official authorization for something to take place. 3) clear space allowed for a thing to move past or under another …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 clearance — clear/clearance Goods are cleared when HM Customs and Excise have accepted a declaration for them and formally released them for import or export. HM Customs & Revenue Glossary * * * clearance clear‧ance [ˈklɪərəns ǁ ˈklɪr ] noun [countable,… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 11 clearance — noun 1 removal of sth old/unwanted ADJECTIVE ▪ forest, land, site, slum CLEARANCE + NOUN ▪ work ▪ sale (= when goods are sold cheaply to get rid of them qui …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 clearance — n. act of clearing away 1) slum clearance authorization 2) to give; receive clearance for 3) customs clearance 4) clearance to + inf. (the control tower gave the pilot clearance to land) space between parts 5) valve clearance certification of… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 clearance — A given amount of space between two parts such as between piston and cylinder, bearing and journal , etc. Also see bearing clearance front wheel tire clearance ground clearance control ground clearance lateral clearance lateral tire cl …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 14 clearance — clear|ance [ klırəns ] noun ▸ 1 official permission ▸ 2 between two objects ▸ 3 clearance sale ▸ 4 of check ▸ 5 removal of something 1. ) uncount official permission to do something: clearance from: The UN was awaiting clearance from local… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 clearance — [[t]klɪ͟ərəns[/t]] clearances 1) N VAR Clearance is the removal of old buildings, trees, or other things that are not wanted from an area. ...a slum clearance operation in Nairobi... The UN pledged to help supervise the clearance of mines.… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 Clearance — A clearance can refer to: in chess, A positional move, where a player moves a piece occupying a certain square away, replacing it with an allied piece that will strengthen the player s position. in engineering and safety, a physical distance or… …

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  • 17 clearance — clear|ance [ˈklıərəns US ˈklır ] n 1.) [U and C] the process of getting official permission or approval for something ▪ She ll race if she gets medical clearance from her doctor. ▪ Morris did not have a security clearance . 2.) [U and C] official …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 clearance — UK [ˈklɪərəns] / US [ˈklɪrəns] noun Word forms clearance : singular clearance plural clearances 1) a) [uncountable] official permission that allows someone to do something, to go to a particular country, or to be told particular information Aid… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 clearance — clearer, n. /klear euhns/, n. 1. the act of clearing. 2. the distance between two objects; an amount of clear space: The bridge allowed a clearance of 37 feet at mean high water. 3. a formal authorization permitting access to classified… …

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  • 20 Clearance — Clea|rance 〈[kli:rəns] f.; , s [ sız]〉 1. Unbedenklichkeitserklärung (nach Überprüfung einer Person, einer Maschine), z. B. im Militärwesen 2. 〈Med.〉 Maß für die Ausscheidung einer Substanz aus dem Blut [<engl. „Reinigung, Beseitigung“] * * *… …

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