noun. ['ˈhɛvənz'] the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected.
- celestial point
- celestial sphere
- apex of the sun's way
- solar apex
- vault of heaven
- natural object
Words that Rhyme with Heavens
Example sentences of the word heavens
1. Noun, plural
The Phoenicians looked to the sun’s movement across the heavens to tell them their direction.
Quotes containing the word heavens
1. I heard what you said. I’m not the silly romantic you think. I don’t want the heavens or the shooting stars. I don’t want gemstones or gold. I have those things already. I want…a steady hand. A kind soul. I want to fall asleep, and wake, knowing my heart is safe. I want to love, and be loved.
- Shana Abe
2. When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, "Why god? Why me?"and the thundering voice of God answered, There's just something about you that pisses me off.
- Stephen King, Storm of the Century: An Original Screenplay
3. I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how a man could look up into the heavens and say there is no God.
- Abraham Lincoln