Heft
Heft Heft, n. [From {Heave}: cf. hefe weight. Cf. {Haft}.] 1. The act or effort of heaving; violent strain or exertion. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

He craks his gorge, his sides, With violent hefts. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Weight; ponderousness. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

A man of his age and heft. --T. Hughes. [1913 Webster]

3. The greater part or bulk of anything; as, the heft of the crop was spoiled. [Colloq. U. S.] --J. Pickering. [1913 Webster]


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  • Heft — steht für: das Griffstück von Waffen und Werkzeugen, siehe Heft (Griffstück) zusammengeheftete Papierbögen ohne festen Einband, siehe Heft (Papier) und Broschüre das Paderborner Stadtmagazin Das Heft Heft (Aidenbach), Ortsteil der Marktgemeinde… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Heft — Heft, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hefted} ({Heft}, obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hefting}.] 1. To heave up; to raise aloft. [1913 Webster] Inflamed with wrath, his raging blade he heft. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To prove or try the weight of by raising.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heft — Heft, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hefted} ({Heft}, obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hefting}.] 1. To heave up; to raise aloft. [1913 Webster] Inflamed with wrath, his raging blade he heft. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To prove or try the weight of by raising.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heft — ¹Heft Griff, Schaft, Stiel. ²Heft a) Buch; (landsch.): Kladde. b) Nummer; (bildungsspr.): Faszikel. c) Broschur, Broschüre, Druckschrift, Prospekt. * * * Heft,das:1.〈geheftetePapierblätterbzw.bogen〉Broschüre;Faszikel(fachspr)–2.⇨ …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • heft — heft·er; heft·i·ly; heft·i·ness; heft; …   English syllables

  • heft — [heft] v [T] [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: heave] 1.) to lift something heavy heft sth onto/into etc sth ▪ He hefted his bag into the car. 2.) to lift or hold something in order to judge how heavy it is ▪ Quinn hefted the package in his hands …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Heft — Heft, n. Same as {Haft}, n. [Obs.] Waller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heft — Heft, n.; G. pl. {Hefte}. [G.] A number of sheets of paper fastened together, as for a notebook; also, a part of a serial publication. The size of hefts will depend on the material requiring attention, and the annual volume is to cost about 15… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heft — eləməx’: (Şəmkir) tənəyin artıq budaqlarını kəsmək. – Tənəyi salxım olan yerdən heft ele:llər …   Azərbaycan dilinin dialektoloji lüğəti

  • Heft — [Network (Rating 5600 9600)] Auch: • Ausgabe Bsp.: • Dieses Heft enthält einen Artikel über mich …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

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