- 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.
- On Saturday Carmen left Alex with Jonathan and Destiny, heading for the old house.
- It must be mentioned here that the reactions of any particular substance are given under its own heading, and in this article we shall only collate the various operations and outline the general procedure.
- 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.