heaving

Definitions of heaving
1

n the act of lifting something with great effort

Synonyms:
heave
Type of:
ascending, ascension, ascent, rise
the act of changing location in an upward direction

n throwing something heavy (with great effort)

“he was not good at heaving passes”
Synonyms:
heave
Type of:
throw
the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)

n an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)

“the heaving of waves on a rough sea”
Synonyms:
heave
Type of:
ascension, ascent, rise, rising
a movement upward

n breathing heavily (as after exertion)

Synonyms:
panting
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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