clear the atmosphere
phrasal see clear the air

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • clear the atmosphere — phrasal see clear the air …   Useful english dictionary

  • clear the air — verb dispel differences or negative emotions The group called a meeting to finally clear the air • Hypernyms: ↑chase away, ↑drive out, ↑turn back, ↑drive away, ↑dispel, ↑drive off, ↑run off …   Useful english dictionary

  • clear the air — also clear the atmosphere phrasal to remove elements of hostility, tension, confusion, or uncertainty < had a long meeting to clear the air > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • clear the air or atmosphere — idi clear the air or atmosphere, to eliminate hidden feelings of anger, distrust, etc., by discussing them openly …   From formal English to slang

  • clear the air —    If you decide to clear the air, you try to remove the causes of fear, worry or suspicion by talking about the problem openly.     The atmosphere had become so unpleasant that he decided it was time to clear the air …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • clear the air — purify the atmosphere, clarify things …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clear — [klir] adj. [ME cler < OFr < L clarus, orig., clear sounding, hence clear, bright: for IE base see CLAMOR] 1. free from clouds or mist; bright; light [a clear day] 2. free from cloudiness, muddiness, etc.; transparent or pure; not turbid [a …   English World dictionary

  • Clear Sky Chart — Clear Sky Charts (called clocks until 2008 02 29) are web graphics which deliver weather forecasts designed specifically for astronomers. They forecast the cloud cover, transparency and astronomical seeing, parameters which are not forecast by… …   Wikipedia

  • atmosphere — 1 *air, ether, ozone 2 Atmosphere, feeling, feel, aura denote an intangible and usually unanalyzable quality or aggregate of qualities which gives something an individual and distinctly recognizable character. Atmosphere is used chiefly in… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Atmosphere of Uranus — The atmosphere of Uranus, like that of Neptune, is markedly different from those of the larger gas giants, Jupiter and Saturn. While still composed primarily of hydrogen and helium, it possesses a higher proportion of volatiles (dubbed ices )… …   Wikipedia

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