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  1. heave-to(Verb)

    To stop (a seagoing vessel).

  2. heave-to(Verb)

    To back-wind the jib and luff the main to hold a position especially in heavy seas.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heave-to in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heave-to in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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