Heading definition

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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.
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The title, subtitle, or topic that stands at the top or beginning, as of a paragraph, letter, or chapter.
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The title or topic of a document, article, chapter, or of a section thereof.
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A division of a subject; topic or category.
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A gallery or drift in a mine.
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Heading is defined as the direction a person or thing is moving.

An example of a heading is a car driving south.

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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.

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The end of a gallery or drift.
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A drift; gallery.
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The end of a gallery.
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(masonry) The end of a stone or brick which is presented outward.

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Present participle of head.
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(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)
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Material for the heads of casks, barrels, etc.
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(sewing) The extension of a line ruffling above the line of stitch.
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The horizontal direction in which a moving ship, plane, etc. is pointed, usually expressed as a compass reading in degrees.
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The course or direction in which a ship or aircraft is pointing or moving.
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(mining) A gallery, drift, or adit in a mine; also, the end of a drift or gallery; the vein above a drift.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
heading
Plural:
headings