[ noun ] free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression

Used in print

(The Providence Journal...)

Such fascinating novelties in the score as the fugual treatment of `` On_the_Side_of_the_Angels '' and `` Politics_and_Poker '' were handled splendidly , and I thought Rudy_Bond and his band of tuneful ward-heelers made `` Little_Tin_Box '' even better than it was done by the New_York cast ; all the words of its clever lyrics came_through with perfect clarity .

(High Fidelity, 11:10...)

Schnabel 's emphasis on structural clarity , his innate rhythmic vibrancy , and impetuous intensity all tend to stamp his reading as a symphonic one .

(M. Yokoyama et al., "Chemical and serological...)

Homozygous and heterozygous * * f cells , * * f and homozygous and heterozygous * * f cells were used to test each sample ; however , in the interest of clarity and conciseness only the results obtained with homozygous * * f and homozygous * * f cells will be presented here .

(Brand Blanshard, "The Emotive Theory," Robert...)

But before discussing it , I should_like to record one vote of thanks to them for the clarity with which they have stated their case .

(Evan Esar, Humorous English; a guide to comic ,...)

After a moment of thought , her mind cleared and , in the interest of clarity , she typed into the record : `` Shot in the woods '' .

[ noun ] the quality of clear water


"when she awoke the clarity was back in her eyes"

Used in print

(Arthur Miller, "The Prophecy," in The Best...)

Then she fell_asleep again as suddenly as a person with fever , and when she awoke it was dark outside and the clarity was back in her eyes .