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- v. To clarify, to correct a misconception.
- v. Of stormy weather, to dissipate, to become calm.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. free (the throat) by making a rasping sound
- v. become clear
- v. make clear and (more) comprehensible
- v. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
- v. finish a task completely
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Worst-case scenario, she said, Brie would be sent home with some antibiotics and her cough would clear up within a few days.
Daniel Freeman wrote to clear up my confusion about one-eyed jacks: The Jacks of Hearts and Spades are one-eyed, the Diamonds and Clubs both have two eyes.
The benefits include the ability to clear up poor picture quality caused by “ghost” reflected images, or offer improved apparent resolution via line-doubling capabilities.
As legal proceedings were pending, which were expected to eventually clear up the entire scandal, and show who was the author of the anonymous letters, it was generally assumed that Baron von Kotze could not be regarded as altogether cleared from the suspicion which rested upon him, until the case had come up for trial.
Another manner in which Emperor William displays his superstition, is his absolute refusal to permit any steps to be taken to clear up the mystery which has existed throughout this entire century in connection with the hunting chateau of Gruenewald, which, like the great palace at Berlin, is popularly believed to be haunted.
“Did Nancy clear up the benzyl alcohol business for you?”
English still needed to talk with Tommie Leach to clear up the matter of whether the officers had identified themselves as they approached the group in the alley.
And when it came to clear up the title to his holding, he would have had to write papers and fill out documents enough to load two pack-donkeys.
We had her see an excellent psychiatrist, Dr. Robert Samuels, and she was given some new medication that seemed to clear up the delusions.
Before leaving this point, we should clear up an area of misunderstanding about lean supply—the frequent assumption in the West that all parts are “sole-sourced” in a lean-supply system—that is, every part is supplied by only one supplier.