HyperDic: heaving

English > 4 senses of the word heaving:
NOUNeventheaving, heavean upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)
actheaving, pantingbreathing heavily (as after exertion)
actheaving, heavethe act of lifting something with great effort
actheaving, heavethrowing something heavy (with great effort)
heaving > pronunciation
Soundshhiy'vihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > heaving: 4 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningAn upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling).
Example"the heaving of waves on a rough sea"
Synonymheave
Broaderrise, rising, ascent, ascensionA movement upward
Verbsheaverise and move, as in waves or billows
English > heaving: 4 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningbreathing heavily (as after exertion).
Synonympanting
Broaderbreathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilationThe bodily process of inhalation and exhalation
Spanishjadeo
Catalanbleix, esbufec, panteix, respiració difícil
Verbsheavebreathe noisily, as when one is exhausted
English > heaving: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of lifting something with great effort.
Synonymheave
Broaderrise, ascent, ascension, ascendingThe act of changing location in an upward direction
Verbsheavelift or elevate
English > heaving: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThrowing something heavy (with great effort).
Example "he was not good at heaving passes"
Synonymheave
BroaderthrowThe act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
Verbsheavethrow with great effort

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