(journalism) In page layout, putting articles side by side so that the headlines are adjacent. The phenomenon is also referred to as bumping heads.
(southern US) In highway driving, a blockage in traffic caused by a semi-trailer truck attempting to pass another with insufficient acceleration.
(digital libraries) The practice of leaving a marker in a location where a digital record has been withdrawn, in order to signify that the record had previously existed.
Origin of tombstoning
- tombstone +"Ž -ing.