Meaning of CLEARANCE in English

CLEARANCE

noun clear or net profit.

2. clearance ·noun the act of clearing; as, to make a thorough clearance.

3. clearance ·noun a certificate that a ship or vessel has been cleared at the customhouse; permission to sail.

4. clearance ·noun the distance by which one object clears another, as the distance between the piston and cylinder head at the end of a stroke in a steam engine, or the least distance between the point of a cogwheel tooth and the bottom of a space between teeth of a wheel with which it engages.

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