heave in sight

heave in sight
(Naut.) Appear, come in sight, become visible, come into view, open to the view.

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  • heave into sight — heave into sight/view/mainly literary phrase to become able to be seen. The past tense and past participle is hove A few moments later a barge hove into view. Thesaurus: to appear slightly, suddenly or temporarilysynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • heave in sight — To come into view • • • Main Entry: ↑heave * * * heave in sight (or into view) chiefly Nautical come into view the three canoes hove into view …   Useful english dictionary

  • heave in sight — ► heave in sight (or into view) Nautical come into view. Main Entry: ↑heave …   English terms dictionary

  • heave in sight — {v. phr.} To seem to rise above the horizon at sea and come into sight; come into view; become visible. Usually used of ships. * /A ship hove in sight many miles away on the horizon./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • heave in sight — {v. phr.} To seem to rise above the horizon at sea and come into sight; come into view; become visible. Usually used of ships. * /A ship hove in sight many miles away on the horizon./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • heave\ in\ sight — v. phr. To seem to rise above the horizon at sea and come into sight; come into view; become visible. Usually used of ships. A ship hove in sight many miles away on the horizon …   Словарь американских идиом

  • To heave in sight — Heave Heave (h[=e]v), v. i. 1. To be thrown up or raised; to rise upward, as a tower or mound. [1913 Webster] And the huge columns heave into the sky. Pope. [1913 Webster] Where heaves the turf in many a moldering heap. Gray. [1913 Webster] The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heave in sight or into view — come into view. → heave …   English new terms dictionary

  • heave into view — heave into sight/view/mainly literary phrase to become able to be seen. The past tense and past participle is hove A few moments later a barge hove into view. Thesaurus: to appear slightly, suddenly or temporarilysynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • Heave — (h[=e]v), v. i. 1. To be thrown up or raised; to rise upward, as a tower or mound. [1913 Webster] And the huge columns heave into the sky. Pope. [1913 Webster] Where heaves the turf in many a moldering heap. Gray. [1913 Webster] The heaving sods… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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