heaving

Definitions of heaving
  1. noun
    the act of lifting something with great effort
    synonyms: heave
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    type of:
    ascending, ascension, ascent, rise
    the act of changing location in an upward direction
  2. noun
    throwing something heavy (with great effort)
    “he was not good at heaving passes”
    synonyms: heave
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    type of:
    throw
    the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
  3. noun
    an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)
    “the heaving of waves on a rough sea”
    synonyms: heave
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    type of:
    ascension, ascent, rise, rising
    a movement upward
  4. noun
    breathing heavily (as after exertion)
    synonyms: panting
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    type of:
    breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation
    the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
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