Definition of 'heaving'
See also: heave
- an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling); "the heaving of waves on a rough sea"
- breathing heavily (as after exertion)
- the act of lifting something with great effort
- throwing something heavy (with great effort); "he gave it a mighty heave"; "he was not good at heaving passes"
- rising and falling alternately as in waves; "the heaving waves in the storm-tossed sea"; "the exhausted dog's heaving chest"