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heave in sight (or into view)

Definition of heave in sight or into view in English:

chiefly Nautical Come into view: the three canoes hove into view
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  • Thus began an uneasy night of watching our possessions like hawks and suspiciously eyeing up anyone who hove into view - this excluded the waiting staff who seemed to be doing their best to avoid us and/or forget our orders.
  • Today's revelations of the American meetings, the anger of Boyce and the faltering Labour lead in the polls will ensure that those around Blair continue to bite their nails as the last 96 hours of the campaign hove into view.
  • The chamber pot was shrouded in fog when I began to look for it, and then, as the wind blew stronger, it hove into view.
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Pronunciation: ôrˈTHōəpē
noun
the correct or accepted pronunciation of words