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clear

1. mod. alcohol intoxicated. He was clear. You know, polluted.
2. mod. [of liquor] undiluted; neat. I like mine clear with just one ice cube.
3. tv. to earn a specific net amount of money. We just want to clear a decent profit. Nothing greedy.
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That no one might see down into my depth and into mine ultimate will--for that purpose did I devise the long clear silence.
But the clear, the honest, the transparent--these are for me the wisest silent ones: in them, so PROFOUND is the depth that even the clearest water doth not--betray it.
Antonio, it carries me clear out of myself just to hear you tell it; it must have been perfectly splendid.
For the anchor "to go clear" means to go clear of its own chain.
I have taken the pains to select this instance of misrepresentation, and to place it in a clear and strong light, as an unequivocal proof of the unwarrantable arts which are practiced to prevent a fair and impartial judgment of the real merits of the Constitution submitted to the consideration of the people.
After crossing the stream Vronsky had complete control of his mare, and began holding her in, intending to cross the great barrier behind Mahotin, and to try to overtake him in the clear ground of about five hundred yards that followed it.
2 : free of clouds, haze, or mist <a clear day>
Clear Skies requires utilities to reduce emissions of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, and mercury by about 70 percent by 2018.
The first and most powerful tool is the use of clear language -- or plain language -- as it is often called.
The new resins include what may be the first clear, microwavable styrenic tray material on the market.
Clear Channel Communications, headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, is a global leader in the out-of-home advertising industry with radio and television stations and outdoor displays in various countries around the world.
Clear Channel will deliver enhanced real-time traffic information via its Total Traffic Network in U.
Chicago Metra Rail has been a great partner over the past twelve years, and we are looking forward to working with them for the next 15 years," said Scott Elliot, President of the Chicago Division of Clear Channel Outdoor.
We are really excited to provide MSN Direct glanceable information in high definition format and also to make it available to a whole new range of devices through HD Radio and our partnership with Clear Channel.