a place or institution where mutual claims and accounts are settled, as between banks.
a central institution or agency for the collection, maintenance, and distribution of materials, information, etc.
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- Clearing mark
either of a pair of landmarks or marks on a mariner’s chart lying upon a line (clearing line) along which a vessel can sail to avoid navigational hazards.
- Clearing loan
day loan. a bank loan to finance the purchase of securities which is repayable within the calendar day on which it is made.
- Clearing out
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, […]
- Clearing sale
noun (Austral) the auction of plant, stock, and effects of a country property, esp after the property has changed hands