a moth having wings mostly devoid of scales and transparent, especially any of the family Aegeriidae, many species of which are injurious to plants.
any moth of the family Sesiidae (or Aegeriidae), characterized by the absence of scales from the greater part of the wings. They are day-flying and some, such as the hornet clearwing (Sesia apiformis), resemble wasps and other hymenopterans
- Clear-air turbulence
atmospheric turbulence, sometimes severe, occurring in air devoid of clouds or other visible indicators that turbulence might be present. Abbreviation: CAT. clear-air turbulence (klîr’âr’) Atmospheric turbulence that occurs under tranquil and cloudless conditions at high altitudes near jet streams, mountain ranges, and developing storm systems. It subjects aircraft to strong updrafts and downdrafts.
free from darkness, obscurity, or cloudiness; light: a clear day. transparent; pellucid: clear water. without discoloration, defect, or blemish: a clear complexion; a clear pane of glass. of a pure, even color: a clear yellow. easily seen; sharply defined: a clear outline. distinctly perceptible to the ear; easily heard: a clear sound. free from hoarse, […]
- Clear channel
a radio broadcast channel cleared for long-distance broadcasting during nighttime hours. a broadcast channel free of undesirable interference. Contemporary Examples 11 Ways Rappers Are Just Like Right-Wing Radio Hosts Kevin Fallon March 28, 2013 Clear Channel’s Directors Give Big to Romney, Who Won’t Criticize Limbaugh Wayne Barrett March 6, 2012 Clear Channel’s Directors Give Big […]
an automotive painting technique in which a coating of clear lacquer or other synthetic liquid is applied over the base color to enhance the shine and durability of the paint.