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Meaning of HEAVING

Pronunciation:  h'eeving

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  throwing something heavy (with great effort); "he gave it a mighty heave"; "he was not good at heaving passes"
  2. [n]  the act of lifting something with great effort
  3. [n]  breathing heavily (as after exertion)
  4. [n]  an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling); "the heaving of waves on a rough sea"
  5. [adj]  rising and falling alternately as in waves; "the heaving waves in the storm-tossed sea"; "the exhausted dog's heaving chest"

HEAVING is a 7 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: heave, heave, moving, panting
 See Also: ascending, ascension, ascension, ascent, ascent, breathing, external respiration, respiration, rise, rise, rising, throw, ventilation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Heav"ing\, n.
A lifting or rising; a swell; a panting or deep sighing.
--Addison. --Shak.