American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A signal, usually by siren, that an air raid is over or a danger has passed.
- n. a signal that danger, such as an air raid, is over; usually a siren at a single pitch
- n. permission to proceed after obstacles have been removed
- n. a signal (usually a siren) that danger is over
- n. permission to proceed because obstacles have been removed
- all + clear (Wiktionary)
“It is not at all clear whether this luxurious situation is designed to entice the wealthy or encourage the dispossessed or, as some irreverent voices in Society whispered, to provide the Countess of Sawley with an inexpensive pied -- terre in the West End of London.”
“Patrizio and Anna had sussed out the entire Colosseum at four a.m., reporting all clear in whispers.”
“That smile made it all clear as spring water, if Kalyan's eyes had not.”
““No. You will not try, you will do’t Are we all clear on this here?””
“How the talk got that way I canna think; but he had out a reflector lantern and a globe, and made it all clear in a minute.”
“But it wasnt at all clear that seeing this job primarily as staffing the president rather than managing the policymaking process was what this president neededeven though, by all evidence, it was what he wanted.”
“When she left the Peavys’ farm with the quilt pattern in her pocket, the sun had just slipped below the horizon and the sky was all clear and softly green like glass.”
“I have shown,10 at least to my own satisfaction, that the conception of sexuality is not at all clear to any of the Freudian school, including Freud himself.”
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