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heave

the horizontal displacement of rock strata at a fault
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"We were in the middle of playing this gig and I happened to look out to sea just as a tanker hove into view," said Cerys, whose new album Don't Look came out this week.
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The Lisburn schoolboy was even clutching a tiny model of the superhero as the real thing hove into view.
She hove into view, out in the estuary, nosing her way towards us.
And just when Liverpool fans must be praying the worst is over, Everton hove into view next week hoping to heap more misery on their more illustrious neighbours.
All this was greatly appreciated by the row of Geordies behind me, and by the audience as a whole, who kept nudging each other excitedly as another familiar face hove into view. It would be fair to say that, on the evidence of the evening's attendance, the typical Coronation Street fan is female, and in receipt of an old age pension.
She might consider that seeing her sour features hove into view is not a cue for most people to roll out the red carpet,and I wonder how many people were decking the streets with bunting for a Street-Porter street party when she happened to visit other parts of the UK.
However, a health warning may have been appropriate when the Two Fat Ladies hove into view.
The same survey found that a fifth of youngsters thought Oliver Cromwell was at the Battle of Hastings and a tenth believed Victoria was on the throne when the Spanish Armada hove into view.
"I know how to make money - shoot the bear," was one quip as the mascot hove into view.