What does clearing mean?

Definitions for clearing
ˈklɪər ɪŋclear·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word clearing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clearing, glade(noun)

    a tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area

  2. clearing(noun)

    the act of freeing from suspicion

  3. clearing, clarification(noun)

    the act of removing solid particles from a liquid

Wiktionary

  1. clearing(Noun)

    The act or process of making or becoming clear.

  2. clearing(Noun)

    An area of land within a wood or forest devoid of trees.

  3. clearing(Noun)

    An open space in the fog etc.

  4. clearing(Noun)

    A process of exchanging transaction information and authorisation through a central institution or system to complete and settle those transactions.

  5. clearing(Noun)

    A sequence of events used to disconnect a call, and return to the ready state.

  6. clearing(Noun)

    The period in which remaining university places are allocated to remaining students.

  7. clearing(Noun)

    The act of removing the ball from one's own goal area by kicking it.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clearing

    of Clear

  2. Clearing(noun)

    the act or process of making clear

  3. Clearing(noun)

    a tract of land cleared of wood for cultivation

  4. Clearing(noun)

    a method adopted by banks and bankers for making an exchange of checks held by each against the others, and settling differences of accounts

  5. Clearing(noun)

    the gross amount of the balances adjusted in the clearing house

Freebase

  1. Clearing

    In banking and finance, clearing denotes all activities from the time a commitment is made for a transaction until it is settled. Clearing of payments is necessary to turn the promise of payment into actual movement of money from one bank to another. In trading, clearing is necessary because the speed of trades is much faster than the cycle time for completing the underlying transaction. It involves the management of post-trading, pre-settlement credit exposures to ensure that trades are settled in accordance with market rules, even if a buyer or seller should become insolvent prior to settlement. Processes included in clearing are reporting/monitoring, risk margining, netting of trades to single positions, tax handling, and failure handling. Systemically Important Payment Systems are payment systems which have the characteristic that a failure of these systems could potentially endanger the operation of the whole economy. In general, these are the major payment clearing or Real Time Gross Settlement systems of individual countries, but in the case of Europe, there are certain pan-European payment systems. TARGET2 is a pan-European SIPS dealing with major inter-bank payments. STEP2, operated by the Euro Banking Association is a major pan-European clearing system for retail payments which has the potential to become a SIPS. The Federal Reserve System is a SIPS.

Anagrams for clearing »

  1. relacing

  2. clangier

How to pronounce clearing?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say clearing in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clearing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clearing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of clearing in a Sentence

  1. Francisco Martinez:

    We're working on clearing the debris of the destroyed buildings and cars that were displaced.

  2. Robert Amodeo:

    They will find a clearing level even at triple-B, but they will be penalized for it.

  3. Emily Fletcher:

    Forget about clearing your mind, the brain thinks involuntarily, just like the heart beats involuntarily.

  4. Danny Masterson:

    From day one, I have denied the outrageous allegations against me. I have never been charged with a crime, let alone convicted of one, in this country, you are presumed innocent until proven guilty. However, in the current climate, it seems as if you are presumed guilty the moment you are accused. I understand and look forward to clearing my name once and for all.

  5. Grigorios Reppas:

    We have the buyside interest in the platform but without clearing and more market-makers it cannot take off - the move into clearing should help boost interest in trading on platform.

Images & Illustrations of clearing

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Translations for clearing

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  • сечище, проясняване, просека, разчистване, клирингBulgarian
  • clariana, rebuigCatalan, Valencian
  • llannerchWelsh
  • Lichtung, Aufklärung, Klärung, RodungGerman
  • ξέφωτοGreek
  • klarigo, maldensejo, senarbejoEsperanto
  • despeje, claro, desmonteSpanish
  • clearing, selvitys, aukko, selvittäminen, aukea, aukio, erottaminen, metsäaukeaFinnish
  • clairièreFrench
  • glac, blàran coilleScottish Gaelic
  • tisztásHungarian
  • radura, ripristino, schiarimento, resettaggio, azzeramento, compensazione, spiazzoItalian
  • waerengaMāori
  • porębaPolish
  • clareira, esclarecimento, clarificação, clareamentoPortuguese
  • поляна, расчистка, очистка, клирингRussian
  • rensning, gläntaSwedish

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