the signal that an air raid or other danger is over.
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Origin of all clear
First recorded in 1915–20
Words nearby all clear
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British Dictionary definitions for all clear
a signal, usually a siren, indicating that some danger, such as an air raid, is over
an indication that obstacles are no longer present; permission to proceedhe received the all clear on the plan
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