- The space enclosed by the cylinder head and the piston when it at top dead center (TDC) in a reciprocating engine. This is the volume of the combustion chamber.
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Clearance — Clear ance (kl[=e]r ans), n. 1. The act of clearing; as, to make a thorough clearance. [1913 Webster] 2. A certificate that a ship or vessel has been cleared at the customhouse; permission to sail. [1913 Webster] Every ship was subject to seizure … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Clearance space — Clearance Clear ance (kl[=e]r ans), n. 1. The act of clearing; as, to make a thorough clearance. [1913 Webster] 2. A certificate that a ship or vessel has been cleared at the customhouse; permission to sail. [1913 Webster] Every ship was subject… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Clearance (medicine) — In medicine, the clearance is a measurement of the renal excretion ability. Although clearance may also involve other organs than the kidney, it is almost synonymous with renal clearance or renal plasma clearance. Each substance has a specific… … Wikipedia
clearance — 1. (C with a subscript indicating the substance removed)Removal of a substance from the blood, e.g., by renal excretion, expressed in terms of the volume flow of arterial blood or plasma that would contain the amount of substance removed per … Medical dictionary
Volume of distribution — The volume of distribution (VD) , also known as apparent volume of distribution, is a pharmacological term used to quantify the distribution of a medication between plasma and the rest of the body after oral or parenteral dosing. It is defined as … Wikipedia
Clearance rate — U.S. 2004 clearance rates separated by crime type In criminal justice, clearance rate is calculated by dividing the number of crimes that are cleared (a charge being laid) by the total number of crimes recorded. Clearance rates are used by… … Wikipedia
clearance — clearer, n. /klear euhns/, n. 1. the act of clearing. 2. the distance between two objects; an amount of clear space: The bridge allowed a clearance of 37 feet at mean high water. 3. a formal authorization permitting access to classified… … Universalium
clearance — noun Date: 1540 1. an act or process of clearing: as a. the removal of buildings from an area (as a city slum) b. the act of clearing a ship at the customhouse; also the papers showing that a ship has cleared c. the offsetting of checks and other … New Collegiate Dictionary