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  • n. Plural form of heaven.
  • n. The sky.
  • interj. An expression of surprise, contempt, outrage, disgust, boredom, or frustration.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected

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Examples

  • When in 1846 Le Verrier announced the existence of a planet hitherto unseen, and when he assigned it its exact position in the heavens, and declared that it shone like a star of the eighth magnitude, and with a perceptible disc, _not an astronomer of France, and scarce an astronomer in Europe, had sufficient faith in the prediction to prompt him to point his telescope to the heavens_.

    Fables of Infidelity and Facts of Faith Being an Examination of the Evidences of Infidelity

  • a third of Gods planets in the heavens the heavens  that we know of through such things as the Hubble telescope and other space travels by  NASA. and there landings on planet mars and moons, etc&el. of course the world which hates God, the world meaning the people on it

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  • I have to come now - have to find out what in heavens is a lomographic performance and yes - what's a wayang buku performance ...

    KLued Up

  • I wondered out loud, What in heavens is poke? and another shopper answered, Don't you know that old song, Poke Salad Annie?

    Poke Sallet ♥ | A Veggie Venture

  • Reason may be employed in two ways to establish a point: first for the purpose of furnishing sufficient proof of some principle, as in natural science, where sufficient proof can be brought to show that the movement of the heavens is always of uniform velocity.

    January 28th, 2009

  • More specifically, the painting of the dome in the tradition of the heavens is a wonderful and noble addition, and looks to have been well-executed.

    Renovations: St. Mary Church, Marietta, Ohio

  • Arimanes, has not been able to derange a single astronomical and physical law established by the good principle of Oromazes; everything proceeds, among the numberless worlds which constitute what we call the heavens, with perfect regularity and harmony; how comes it that the malignant Arimanes has power only over this little globe of earth?

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • QUOTATION: The world, and whatever that be which we call the heavens, by the vault of which all things are enclosed, we must conceive to be a deity, to be eternal, without bounds, neither created nor subject at any time to destruction.

    Quotations

  • The world, and whatever that be which we call the heavens, by the vault of which all things are enclosed, we must conceive to be a deity, to be eternal, without bounds, neither created nor subject at any time to destruction.

    Familiar Quotations A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature

  • He that rides upon the heavens is a Father worth having; thrice happy are the people whose God is the Lord.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)

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