Definition of 'clearing'
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Next we do some rather noisy snowmobile riding in a clearing in the forest. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They said certain funds could have been delayed by clearing banks and clearing houses. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The road took us into a clearing of forest. A BOOK OF LANDS AND PEOPLES (2003)First find a suitable forest clearing or a patch of green in the local park. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Police brutality and the clearing of land from indigenous people has caused agitation for some time. The Sun (2013)The other way is via the clearing system. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His comments come as tens of thousands of students scramble for places through the university clearing system. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The banks are able to transfer funds from one bank account to another by way of the clearing system. Business Studies Basic Facts (1990)The sprawling complex of white tents in a jungle clearing can hold up to 100 patients. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The Russian army band was practising in a forest clearing. Times, Sunday Times (2010)University clearing Making the system fairer thetimes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It explained that a batch of transactions it submitted to the clearing system was reJected. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In a small clearing the hunters stopped and pointed towards a dense patch of high, withered grass. JOSIAH THE GREAT: The True Story of The Man Who Would Be King (2004)Thousands more adults who have lost their jobs since the application deadline at the end of June are expected to flood the clearing system. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I was with one of the big clearing banks for 36 years. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A record number of school-leavers have found a university place through the clearing system. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She quickly headed to the careers adviser at her sixth-form college and phoned universities that were advertising vacancies for law courses in the clearing system. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The clearing was small - only about an acre and a half - but the prospect was gentle and charming. A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)In the background, two heavily pregnant women from Senegal lay on scruffy mattresses in the middle of the wooded clearing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In the shadow of the conifers, I crested the hill and found a small clearing. The Crossing-Place (1993)It's pitch dark, but in the flickering light of lanterns we can see a mass of people milling around a fenced off small clearing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)No longer will I have to discipline myself, sit and wait for my thoughts to come like shy animals into a forest clearing. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'clearing'
British English: clearing NOUN
A clearing is a small area in a forest where there are no trees or bushes.
A helicopter landed in a clearing in the dense jungle.
Definition of clearing from the Collins English Dictionary
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