heaving definition

  • verb:
    • provide participle of heave.
  • adjective:
    • crowded with people
  • noun:
    • An occasion which anything heaves or perhaps is heaved
    • A lifting or increasing; a swell; a panting or deep sighing.
    • Upheaval; swell; rising; panting; palpitation.
    • the act of lifting something with great effort
    • an upward action (especially a rhythmical increasing and dropping)
    • respiration greatly (as after exertion)
    • throwing something hefty (with great energy)

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