(Baseball) The fourth position in the batting order (usually filled by the best batter on the team); SYN. cleanup position, cleanup spot. clean-up
clearance / klɪrəns /
Commerce, official statement that dues have been paid, and permit to sail or move goods. clearance inward, clearance to vessel in port having discharged cargo. clearance outward, clearance to vessel about to sail.
1. Permission to proceed
2. The distance by which one thing clears another; the space between them.