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Clear

To settle a trade by the seller delivering securities and the buyer delivering funds in the proper form. A trade that does not clear is said to fail. Comparison of the details of a transaction between broker/dealers prior to settlement; final exchange of securities for cash on delivery.

Clear

To settle a transaction by the payment of the price and often the delivery of the goods. Because so many transactions occur at a given time, and because they may directly or indirectly involve a number of third parties, such as brokers, dealers, or specialists, clearing firms settle most transactions in exchange for a fee.

clear

To pay for securities delivered into an account and accept funds for securities delivered out of an account.

clear

Of or relating to a trade in which the seller delivers securities and the buyer delivers funds in the prescribed manner and on time. Compare fail. See also good delivery.
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Wrexham saw a Connor Jennings effort cleared off the line before the interval, while Kayden Jackson also saw one in the dying embers of the game blocked on the goalline by Aristote Nsiala, Dragons fans and a few players claiming with the use of his arm.
"I couldn't do much more than I did on Saturday, having those shots cleared off the line.
The deadlock was finally broken when Weir again cleared off the line, this time from Simon Rishman, and Clee fired into the empty net.
On 84 minutes Puch's cross was cleared off the line by Mohammad Saif straight into Eisa Ali's path and he make it 2-0.
Evans must have thought he had got a second equaliser when he scrambled the ball past Smith from eight yards out, but Ashton's Steve Hall acrobatically cleared off the line with a bicycle kick.
North End defender Billy Jones, who twice cleared off the line, broke the deadlock before on-loan Iain Hume opened his account for the club in first-half stoppage time with a stunning finish.
Beckham came on at the break and saw plenty of the ball but Capello's men struggled to create clear-cut chances until Carlton Cole came off the bench for his debut and had an effort cleared off the line.
A determined Forfar fought back with Kevin Gordon's fierce effort cleared off the line by Jamie Buchan.
Skipper Ben Davies could have had a 22-minute hat-trick, one effort being denied when Richard Walker cleared off the line.
Hundreds of books are being cleared off the shelves in libraries in Redcar and Cleveland.
Click on Remove, and theoretically at least, all the application's files will be cleared off your hard drive.
Sixty-eight-year-old Rapanos, a son of Greek immigrants, bought a parcel of land in 1988, cleared off the scrub trees, graded it, and tried to market it to strip-mall developers.