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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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He used to be known as Mark Heaver and got 13 years for paying hit men to kill a rival in a Merseyside turf war between boxing promoters.
The panel last night was former Tory leader Iain Duncan-Smith, International Development Secretary Douglas Alexander, Lib Dem MP Julia Goldsworthy, Saira Khan, former runner-up in The Apprentice, and Michael Heaver, aged 18, who won a people's panel competition.