HyperDic: clearance

English > 3 senses of the word clearance:
NOUNattributeclearancethe distance by which one thing clears another
quantityclearance, headroom, headwayvertical space available to allow easy passage under something
actclearancepermission to proceed
clearance > pronunciation
Soundsklih'rahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > clearance: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe distance by which one thing clears another; the space between them.
Broaderinterval, separationThe distance between things
Spanishespacio libre
Verbsclearpass by, over, or under without making contact
English > clearance: 3 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningVertical space available to allow easy passage under something.
Synonymsheadroom, headway
Broaderroom, way, elbow roomSpace for movement
Spanishpierrecto
English > clearance: 3 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningpermission to proceed.
Example"the plane was given clearance to land"
Broaderlicense, permission, permitThe act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
Spanishacceso, autorización
Verbscleargrant authorization or clearance for

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