Every profession has to have a clearance where you go before a board.
After McChrystal's botched interview, Defense Department workers now need Pentagon clearance before talking to the media.
Unfortunately, the Senate adjourned before the clearance process was finished.
Soon an OPM investigator contacted me about my clearance renewal.
In 2008 it granted “top secret” clearance to an employee who had recently been convicted of lying to government officials.
The Collector unequivocally and finally refused to grant his ship a clearance until it should be discharged of the teas.
"She's given him his clearance papers," was her way of expressing it.
They are fixed on a stand one above the other, with a clearance of about in.
They got their clearance without delay and headed for the ready room.
Mr. Stetson, the owner, produced a letter from Thurlow Weed requesting a clearance, but Barney still refused.
clearance clear·ance (klēr'əns)
The removal of a substance from the blood, expressed as the volume of blood or plasma cleared of the substance per unit time.