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heave

the horizontal displacement of rock strata at a fault

heave

[hēv]
(geology)
The horizontal component of the slip, measured at right angles to the strike of the fault.
(mining engineering)
A rising of the floor of a mine caused by its being too soft to resist the weight on the pillars.
A predominantly upward movement of the surface of the soil due to expansion or displacement.
(oceanography)
The motion imparted to a floating body by wave action.

heave

The upward movement of soil caused by expansion or displacement resulting from phenomena such as moisture absorption, the removal of overburden, the driving of piles, and the action of frost.
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After 56 minutes Ryan McGuffie slashed in from the right, rode one challenge but as soon as the lumbering frame of Mann heaved into view he knocked the ball past him and did his best Superman impression.