clearing
noun Date: 14th century 1. the act or process of making or becoming clear 2. a tract of land cleared of wood and brush 3. the settlement of accounts or exchange of financial instruments especially between banks

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  • clearing — [ kliriŋ ] n. m. • 1912; clearing house 1833; mot angl. « compensation » ♦ Anglic.; comm., fin. Technique de règlement par compensation, visant à éviter des transferts (de titres, de fonds). ⇒ compensation. Accords de clearing, entre pays, en… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Clearing — may refer to: Glade (geography), a tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area Deforestation, the clearing away of trees to make farmland Clearing (finance), the process of settling a transaction after committing to it… …   Wikipedia

  • Clearing — Clear ing, n. 1. The act or process of making clear. [1913 Webster] The better clearing of this point. South. [1913 Webster] 2. A tract of land cleared of wood for cultivation. [1913 Webster] A lonely clearing on the shores of Moxie Lake. J.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clearing — index exoneration Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 clearing …   Law dictionary

  • clearing — CLÉARING s.n. v. cliring. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • clearing — land cleared of wood, 1670s, from noun use of prp. of CLEAR (Cf. clear) …   Etymology dictionary

  • clearing — m DEFINICIJA v. kliring …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • clearing — [n] gap in area allowance, assart, clearance, defoliated area, dell, empty space, expanse, gap, glade, headroom, margin, opening, open space; concept 513 …   New thesaurus

  • clearing — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}}[wym. kliring]{{/stl 7}}{{stl 17}}ZOB. {{/stl 17}}{{stl 7}}kliring {{/stl 7}} …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • clearing — ► NOUN ▪ an open space in a forest …   English terms dictionary

  • clearing — [klir′iŋ] n. 1. a making clear or being cleared ☆ 2. an area of land cleared of trees 3. Banking a) the exchanging of checks, etc. and balancing of accounts between banks b) the procedure for doing this c) [pl.] the amount of the balances thus… …   English World dictionary

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