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heave

(hēv)
n.
heaves(used with a sing. or pl. verb) A pulmonary disease of horses that is characterized by respiratory irregularities, such as coughing, and is noticeable especially after exercise or in cold weather.

heav′er n.
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Of these incidents, the frequently cited was frost heave, followed by failures due to snow or ice movement.
Frost heave results from ice forming beneath the surface of soil during freezing conditions in the atmosphere.
A six-man gun crew attended each weapon and the call was to those placed in positions two and six to heave on the ropes to drag the cannon back into firing position.
Once frost heave has thus corralled the stones into clusters, it squeezes those clusters into piles or mounded stripes, says Kessler.
Brown's rebuttal, three times the length of Hurst's letter, both reinforces his original argument and deflates her comments - logs roll and brickbats heave.
Upgrades to the roadway to address it's deterioration and frost heave issues are needed.
These effects all result from a common phenomenon known as frost heave.
Though researchers have proposed many theories to explain this "frost heave," the mechanism has remained unclear.
Taking participatory journalism to the next level - he's scraped together $10,000 to buy an American Basketball Association franchise and will act as its owner and general manager - Wolff has laid out his business model in this week's Sports Illustrated in announcing the birth of the Vermont Frost Heaves, which he plans to have ready for the fall of 2006.
today announced its intention to conduct a trial of its patented product for the treatment of equine heaves, a form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ("COPD") similar to that found in humans.