Meaning of CLEARING in English
/klear"ing/ , n.
1. the act of a person or thing that clears; the process of becoming clear.
2. a tract of land, as in a forest, that contains no trees or bushes.
3. the reciprocal exchange between banks of checks and drafts, and the settlement of the differences.
4. clearings , the total of claims settled at a clearinghouse.
[ 1350-1400; ME clering. See CLEAR, -ING 1 ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012