- something forming or used to form the head, top, edge, or front; specif., an inscription at the top of a paragraph, chapter, page, section, etc., giving the title or topic
- a division of a subject; topic or category
- the horizontal direction in which a moving ship, plane, etc. is pointed, usually expressed as a compass reading in degrees
- a drift; gallery
- the end of a gallery
- Heading is defined as the direction a person or thing is moving.
An example of a heading is a car driving south.
- The definition of a heading is the title or subject of an article or another piece of written work.
An example of a heading is a few words telling the subject of an article.
- The title, subtitle, or topic that stands at the top or beginning, as of a paragraph, letter, or chapter.
- The course or direction in which a ship or aircraft is pointing or moving.
- a. A gallery or drift in a mine.b. The end of a gallery or drift.
- Present participle of head.
- The title or topic of a document, article, chapter, or of a section thereof.
- (nautical) The direction into which a seagoing or airborne vessel's bow is pointing (apparent heading) and/or the direction into which it is actually moving relative to the ground (true heading)
- Material for the heads of casks, barrels, etc.
- (mining) A gallery, drift, or adit in a mine; also, the end of a drift or gallery; the vein above a drift.
- (sewing) The extension of a line ruffling above the line of stitch.
- (masonry) The end of a stone or brick which is presented outward.
- "I'll get us some coffee," she said, heading for the kitchen.
- As we start heading toward this world without want, there will be sizable disruptions in the normal fabric of life.
- He leaned over to unlatch the gate and then rode through, heading down the drive toward the road.
- Unshod horses heading south.
- On Saturday Carmen left Alex with Jonathan and Destiny, heading for the old house.