lift or haul (something heavy) with great effort
she heaved the sofa back into place
he heaved himself out of bed
produce (a sigh)
he heaved a euphoric sigh of relief
rise and fall rhythmically or spasmodically
his shoulders heaved as he panted
a resort on the southern coast of England, a city (with Brighton) from 2000; population 69,500 (est. 2009).