clear: ***;

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The clear property is used to stop text wrapping around the box.

.example {
clear: both;

Property Value Explanation
clear left clears the left (for left floating box)
right clears the right (for right floating box)
both clears the both (for left or right floating box)
none it doesn't clear (default)


<title>TAG index</title>

<style type="text/css">

#example {
width: 100%;

table, td, th {
border: 2px #2b2b2b solid;
table {
width: 200px;
float: left;

.clear {
clear: left;



<div id="example">

<th>Heading A</th>
<th>Heading B</th>
<td>Cell A</td>
<td>Cell B</td>
<td>Cell C</td>
<td>Cell D</td>
<td>Cell E</td>
<td>Cell F</td>
<td>Cell G</td>
<td>Cell H</td>

<p>The text wraps to the right of the table.</p>
<p>This is example text.</p>
<p class="clear">--- Clears the left float ---</p>



Heading A Heading B
Cell A Cell B
Cell C Cell D
Cell E Cell F
Cell G Cell H

The text wraps to the right of the table.

This is example text.

--- Clears the left float ---