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n. - The act of removing solid particles from a liquid; The act of freeing from suspicion; A tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area Also: Freeing from cloudiness, darkness, muddiness.

Usage examples (37)
  • After a shower the clearing sky smells faintly of hawthorne blossoms
  • That was what he called clearing the field, and not leaving his antagonist a leg to stand on.
  • One vexed point, however, I never did succeed in clearing up.
  • The agency likes to call it "clearing hay from the haystack." for more
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