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adj. Free from opaqueness; transparent; bright; light; luminous; unclouded. Free from ambiguity or indistinctness; lucid; perspicuous; plain; evident; manifest; indubitable. Able to perceive clearly; keen; acute; penetrating; discriminating; as, a clear intellect; a clear head. Not clouded with passion; serene; cheerful. Easily or distinctly heard; audible; canorous. Without mixture; entirely pure; as, clear sand. Without defect or blemish, such as freckles or knots; as, a clear complexion; clear lumber. Free from guilt or stain; unblemished. To acquit or exonerate Without diminution; in full; net; as, clear profit. Free from impediment or obstruction; unobstructed; as, a clear view; to keep clear of debt. Free from embarrassment; detention, etc. Clear breach. See under Breach,


 - n. Clear days (Law.), days reckoned from one day to another, excluding both the first and last day; as, from Sunday to Sunday there are six clear days.


 - Clear stuff, boards, planks, etc., free from knots.


Syn. - Manifest; pure; unmixed; pellucid; transparent; luminous; obvious; visible; plain; evident; apparent; distinct; perspicuous. See Manifest.


 - n. (Carp.) Full extent; distance between extreme limits; especially; the distance between the nearest surfaces of two bodies, or the ...

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