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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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However, because of the different physical characteristics of coarse-grained soil and fine-grained soil, the basic frost heave characteristics of the two basic processes of frost heaving are different.
Liu, "Research status of frost heaving properties and controlling measures of coarse grained soil," Journal of Glaciology and Geocryology, vol.
But the rest of us would live in topsy-turvy neighborhoods if builders didn't design homes to prevent frost heaving in the first place.