Definitions for "Clearing time"
This is the time it takes for a payment to leave one account and be received in another.
"Twice the clearing time" is a popular darkroom term. Insufficient time in the fix causes film to appear milky. Photographers use a film clipping in the fixer chemical to accurately time this process, after a second clipping is 'clear' the film is ready for washing. (see Fix)
The total time during the beginning of the overcurrent and the final opening of the circuit at rated voltage by an overcurrent protective device. Clearing time is the total of the melting time and the arcing time.