Noun(1) an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling(2) (geology(3) the act of lifting something with great effort(4) an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting(5) the act of raising something(6) throwing something heavy (with great effort
Verb(1) utter a sound, as with obvious effort(2) throw with great effort(3) rise and move, as in waves or billows(4) lift or elevate(5) move or cause to move in a specified way, direction, or position(6) breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted(7) bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat(8) make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit
(1) In most, if not all, cases it is clear that volumetric contraction has occurred with horizontal contraction of the sediments complementing the heave of the faults.(2) With a great heave of breath, Elizabeth slid across the wall to the stairs, never taking her eyes off of the closed door.(3) Where there was no obvious launch point George - adrenaline-charged - would heave the boat over walls or railings and clamber in.(4) Finally I jump ashore and heave my boat out and carry it over the levee.(5) For those who heave a sigh of relief a second shock is only a couple of hours away.(6) Bile rose in his throat and he began to heave uncontrollably.(7) If you want to reach the disaffected youths who take to the streets to heave bricks at the police, you need to have a dialogue.(8) So gathering all the strength he had he gave a mighty heave and broke the chain about his neck.(9) With a final heave , my boots skidded across the floor, leaving dark smudges in their wake.(10) They hay strewn floor gave a heave as the other stables started awake.(11) David gave a tremendous heave and Rose caught the end of the line.(12) We all heave a semi-contented sigh and say to ourselves: ├ö├ç├┐At least he isn't playing.├ö├ç├û(13) I tossed the remaining ball into the metal container and slammed the lid down with a heave , and then turned and walked across the court to where my father was standing.(14) He spent the next few minutes bent in half, but even after his stomach was completely empty he continued to retch and heave but bring nothing up.(15) Entrance is signalled by a change of material, where the whole of the lower storey seems to shift to the right as if following some sort of geological heave .(16) With a jerk and a heave , the train stopped, sending Rebecca tumbling, laughing, on top of her husband.