Invertext Online Technical Dictionary

heave off

transitive verb  

desplazar

Definition 1

Of heavy objects, e.g., ships, vessels, etc., raise and displace (from obstacle, rocks, etc.).

Source: Invertext


Context: It was decided to wait for the flood tide, and then try to heave the vessel off the rocks.

Source: plimsoll.org

Appears in the following subjects

Banking