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Definition of "heaving" []

  • Present participle of heave. (verb)
  • Crowded with people (adjective)
  • An occasion on which something heaves or is heaved (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "heaving" in a sentence
  • ""That's what we call heaving the log, Miss Garden," said the master, who had been explaining the use of the log, though in not quite so succinct"
  • ""Saturday Night Live" has, since its earliest days, shamelessly flirted with bad taste -- and sometimes taken a wicked delight in heaving itself over the line, rather than just tiptoeing up to it."
  • "This time I remained aloft, and Wolf Larsen succeeded in heaving to without being swept."