- the clearing of a ship at a port.
- Also called clearance papers. the official papers certifying this.
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OTHER WORDS FROM clearanceclearer, nounnon·clear·ance, nounpre·clear·ance, noun, adjectiveself-clearance, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for clearance
With some machines, wider aftermarket tires will require ¾- or 1-inch spacers to maintain clearance, but even when not required, that wider stance will add stability to your machine, especially on side-hill trails.
The site served as an aggregator of “Q drops,” which are anonymous posts on the website 8kun by someone claiming to have a high-level government security clearance providing inside information.Citigroup puts employee who ran QAnon website on paid leave|kdunn6|September 17, 2020|Fortune
Because Moriarty was actively suicidal, Sheriff’s Department policy normally would have required deputies to take him to the county’s emergency psychiatric unit for clearance before booking him into jail.Longtime Sheriff’s Employee Contradicts Official Account of Jail Death|Kelly Davis|September 3, 2020|Voice of San Diego
SDG&E said though the state puts a limit on the minimum tree clearance, it doesn’t set a maximum.
In May 2019, the CPUC said it would allow “the 25-foot clearance range where necessary and feasible if supported by scientific evidence or data showing that such clearance will reduce wildfire risk.”
Clearance is determined by a having a current test entered into PASS.
In 2008 it granted “top secret” clearance to an employee who had recently been convicted of lying to government officials.Booz Allen Keeps Winning Government Security Contracts After Snowden Leak|Filipa Ioannou|August 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The depth of the background investigations depends on the level of clearance.
Insiders suggest it could take up to three fiscal years and a senatorial act to overhaul the current clearance system.
Some say there are systematic problems with the methods OPM uses to carry out its clearance investigations.
I desire you will come to the bottom of it in clearance to me.Clarissa, Volume 6 (of 9)|Samuel Richardson
This was sent up for clearance, and insofar as the citizenship angle was concerned, I agreed with what they had done.Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
The obtaining of a clearance at the custom-house was not a very difficult matter.
Not only that, but they have a clearance for this kind of special work—we've needed them before.Out Like a Light|Gordon Randall Garrett
They got their clearance without delay and headed for the ready room.A Yankee Flier Over Berlin|Al Avery
British Dictionary definitions for clearance
- the process or an instance of clearingslum clearance
- (as modifier)a clearance order
- the disposal of merchandise at reduced prices
- (as modifier)a clearance sale