What is clear?

  • (adj): Free from cloudiness; allowing light to pass through.
    Example: "Clear water"; "clear plastic bags"; "clear glass"; "the air is clear and clean"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on clear:

Timo Sarpaneva - Glass
... I understood the opportunities that clear, transparent glass gives to an artist and designer ... of the latter series, an asymmetrical clear-glass vase whose shape is only partly echoed by its hollow center, was selected by the U.S ... meaningful – the glass vases he created in the 1950s exhibited clear sculptural qualities long before he decided to sever his connection with the vessel as a form in 1964 ...
In The Clear
... In the Clear is the fourth album released by an American indie pop band Ivy on March 1, 2005 on Nettwerk ... When starting sessions for In The Clear, the band tried to strike a balance between the immediacy of their early recordings and the careful sonic detailing of their more ... new approach for Ivy, who in the past had written almost exclusively outside the studio on In The Clear, the writing and recording processes often blended together ...
Clear Water Bay
... Clear Water Bay (Chinese 清水灣, Cantonese Ching Sui Wan) is a bay on the east shore of Clear Water Bay Peninsula of Hong Kong located within Clear Water Bay Country Park ... There are two beaches at Clear Water Bay, namely Clear Water Bay 1st beach and Clear Water Bay 2nd beach ...
Aid To Families With Dependent Children - Criticism
... This feature created a clear disincentive for marriage and also a clear incentive for divorce, because women who married face the reduction or loss of their AFDC benefits ... effect, however, the data are not entirely clear ...
Peter Perry
... in 1849, Perry was elected in a by-election as a member of the Clear Grits ... Perry's election on Clear Grit principals in 1849 is viewed as the founding election victory in the Clear Grit movement ...

More definitions of "clear":

  • (verb): Pass an inspection or receive authorization.
    Example: "Clear customs"
  • (verb): Grant authorization or clearance for.
    Example: "Clear the manuscript for publication"
    Synonyms: authorize, authorise, pass
  • (adj): Clear to the mind.
    Example: "A clear and present danger"; "a clear explanation"; "a clear case of murder"; "a clear indication that she was angry"; "gave us a clear idea of human nature"
  • (noun): The state of being free of suspicion.
    Example: "Investigation showed that he was in the clear"
  • (adj): Characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving.
    Example: "Clear mind"
    Synonyms: percipient
  • (verb): Free (the throat) by making a rasping sound.
    Example: "Clear the throat"
    Synonyms: clear up
  • (verb): Go unchallenged; be approved.
    Synonyms: pass
  • (noun): A clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water.
    Synonyms: open
  • (adj): Clear of charges or deductions.
    Example: "A clear profit"
  • (verb): Be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts.
    Example: "The check will clear within 2 business days"
  • (adj): (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims.
    Example: "Clear laughter like a waterfall"; "clear reds and blues"
    Synonyms: clean, light, unclouded
  • (adj): Characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt).
    Example: "A clear conscience"; "regarded her questioner with clear untroubled eyes"
  • (verb): Make clear, bright, light, or translucent.
    Example: "The water had to be cleared through filtering"
  • (verb): Clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc..
    Example: "Clear the water before it can be drunk"
  • (verb): Remove the occupants of.
    Example: "Clear the building"
  • (verb): Remove.
    Example: "Clear the leaves from the lawn"; "Clear snow from the road"
  • (verb): Go away or disappear.
    Example: "The fog cleared in the afternoon"
  • (adj): Clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible.
    Example: "As clear as a whistle"; "clear footprints in the snow"; "the letter brought back a clear image of his grandfather"; "a clear-cut pattern"
    Synonyms: clean-cut, clear-cut
  • (adj): Free from contact or proximity or connection.
    Example: "We were clear of the danger"; "the ship was clear of the reef"
  • (verb): Free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment.
    Example: "Clear the ship and let it dock"
  • (verb): Sell.
    Example: "We cleared a lot of the old model cars"
  • (adv): Completely.
    Example: "Read the book clear to the end"; "slept clear through the night"; "there were open fields clear to the horizon"
    Synonyms: all the way
  • (adj): Free from clouds or mist or haze.
    Example: "On a clear day"
  • (adj): (especially of a title) free from any encumberance or limitation that presents a question of fact or law.
    Example: "I have clear title to this property"
    Synonyms: unmortgaged
  • (verb): Make a way or path by removing objects.
    Example: "Clear a path through the dense forest"
  • (verb): Settle, as of a debt.
    Example: "Clear a debt"
    Synonyms: solve
  • (adv): In an easily perceptible manner.
    Example: "She cried loud and clear"
    Synonyms: clearly
  • (adj): Of complexion; without such blemishes as e.g. acne.
    Example: "The clear complexion of a healthy young woman"
  • (adj): Free from flaw or blemish or impurity.
    Example: "A clear perfect diamond"
  • (verb): Rid of instructions or data.
    Example: "Clear a memory buffer"
  • (verb): Yield as a net profit.
    Synonyms: net
  • (adj): Accurately stated or described.
    Synonyms: well-defined
  • (verb): Remove (people) from a building.
    Example: "Clear the patrons from the theater after the bomb threat"
  • (verb): Rid of obstructions.
    Example: "Clear your desk"
    Synonyms: unclutter
  • (adj): Free from confusion or doubt.
    Example: "A complex problem requiring a clear head"; "not clear about what is expected of us"
  • (adj): Free of restrictions or qualifications.
    Example: "A clear winner"
    Synonyms: clean
  • (adj): Affording free passage or view.
    Example: "A clear view"; "a clear path to victory"
    Synonyms: open
  • (verb): Pass by, over, or under without making contact.
    Synonyms: top

Famous quotes containing the word clear:

    I would I could
    Quit all offences with as clear excuse
    As well as I am doubtless I can purge
    Myself of many I am charged withal.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    when I work I am pure as an angel
    tiger and clear is my eye and hot
    my brain and silent all the whining
    grunting piglets of the appetites.
    Marge Piercy (b. 1936)

    A clear and innocent conscience fears nothing.
    Elizabeth I (1533–1603)