What does heaving mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heave, heavingnoun

    an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)

    "the heaving of waves on a rough sea"

  2. panting, heavingnoun

    breathing heavily (as after exertion)

  3. heave, heavingnoun

    the act of lifting something with great effort

  4. heave, heavingnoun

    throwing something heavy (with great effort)

    "he gave it a mighty heave"; "he was not good at heaving passes"

Wiktionary

  1. heavingnoun

    An occasion on which something heaves or is heaved

  2. heavingadjective

    crowded with people

Wikipedia

  1. heaving

    Vomiting (also known as emesis and throwing up) is the involuntary, forceful expulsion of the contents of one's stomach through the mouth and sometimes the nose.Vomiting can be the result of ailments like food poisoning, gastroenteritis, pregnancy, motion sickness, or hangover; or it can be an after effect of diseases such as brain tumors, elevated intracranial pressure, or overexposure to ionizing radiation. The feeling that one is about to vomit is called nausea; it often precedes, but does not always lead to vomiting. Impairment due to alcohol or anesthesia can cause inhalation of vomit, leading to suffocation. In severe cases, where dehydration develops, intravenous fluid may be required. Antiemetics are sometimes necessary to suppress nausea and vomiting. Self-induced vomiting can be a component of an eating disorder such as bulimia, and is itself now classified as an eating disorder on its own, purging disorder.

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  1. heaving

    Heaving generally refers to the action of raising or lifting something up, usually with great effort, or moving in a rhythmic, up-and-down motion. It can also refer to the act of a person violently throwing up or retching, or the heavy lifting and falling of one's chest as a result of deep or labored breathing. In geology, it describes the upward movement of the earth's crust.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heaving

    of Heave

  2. Heavingnoun

    a lifting or rising; a swell; a panting or deep sighing

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heaving in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heaving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of heaving in a Sentence

  1. Albert Schweitzer:

    Just as the wave cannot exist for itself, but is ever a part of the heaving surface of the ocean, so must I never live my life for itself, but always in the experience which is going on around me.

  2. Albert Schweitzer:

    Just as the wave cannot exist for itself, but is ever a part of the heaving surface of the ocean, so must I never live my life for itself, but always in the experience which is going on around me. It is an uncomfortable doctrine which the true ethics whisper into my ear. You are happy, they say; therefore you are called upon to give much.

  3. Jane Barter:

    No one knows that at home, in the middle of the night when my family is sleeping, that I ’m up and I ’m dry heaving and I ’m crying and I ’m begging and I ’m just online investigating this whole thing Jane Barter.

  4. National Weather Service:

    We knew then something was happening. Then the rain started swirling, the winds started blowing and the building started heaving.

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