To "heave the log," a man holds the log-reel over his head (at high speeds the man and portable reel are superseded by a fixed reel and a winch fitted with a brake), and the officer places the peg in the log-ship, which he then throws clear and to windward of the ship, allowing the line to run freely out.
Its throes will heave our exuviae from their graves.
Heave away, boys!... but despite their united efforts the wattle hardly moved, and in the silence that followed the heavy breathing of the men was audible.
Magnaghi introduced a convenient method of inverting the thermometer by means of a propeller actuated on beginning to heave in the line, and this form is used for all work at great depths.
(6) Terumoth (" heave offerings "), on the laws in Num.
A cold feeling constricted her throat and she convulsed in a dry heave.
An infected dog will vomit uncontrollably, and continue to heave violently even after the stomach has been emptied.
During winter in cold climates, mulch plants with straw or loose leaves to keep the ground temperature more even and prevent frost heave.
frost heave or by strong winds.
The nausea returned suddenly and she leaned over the sink with a dry heave.
However, borrowers can finally heave a sigh of relief.
At the same moment the executioners gave their man the final heave.
One more heave to a final settlement is not in prospect.
Himmel, Dutch hemel; there does not seem to be any connexion between the two words, and the ultimate derivation of the word is unknown; the suggestion that it is connected with "to heave," in the sense of something "lifted up," is erroneous), properly the expanse, taking the appearance of a domed vault above the earth, in which the sun, moon, planets and stars seem to be placed, the firmament; hence also used, generally in the plural, of the space immediately above the earth, the atmospheric region of winds, rain, clouds, and of the birds of the air.
heave strongly and Vahesian's arm creeps slightly downward!
heave know what Jerusalem's like at Passover - absolutely heaving, stuffed full of folk!
heave a single wildlife hove in sight, not even an insect.
lanky frame and after a huge heave upwards somehow managed to bridge out to one of the walls.
A burning sensation began in her throat and she realized she was going to heave.
heave a sigh of relief.
He saw the breasts heave, and the flowers shake with the heaving, and marveled what should so much discompose the girl.
A few weeks ago I decided I was ok enough to give the tablets a big heave ho.
T.S.Eliot " To break the pentameter, that was the first heave.
After settling, the heave value remained essentially static.
The skies above heave with eagles, hawks, buzzards and turkey vultures.
From a brochure of a car rental firm in Tokyo: When passenger of foot heave in sight, tootle the horn.
I put the leaves into a large garden carry bag then heave them over into the cage in one go.
Firm back newly planted trees and shrubs if they have been lifted by frost heave or by strong winds.
Grate waves were running through the earth, making the ground heave like a storm tossed sea.
heave that I looked at her taut heaving bosom or anything like that.
heave others agreed and Gieve soon vanished into the heaving throng.
heave surface of any star is a continously heaving mass of burning gases, not a neat pinpoint of pure white light.
heave up on your fingers.
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