What does heaving mean?

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heav·ing

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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

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. National Weather Service:

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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

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