Definitions for headingˈhɛd ɪŋ
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heading, header, head(noun)
a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about
"the heading seemed to have little to do with the text"
bearing, heading, aim(noun)
the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
drift, heading, gallery(noun)
a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine
"they dug a drift parallel with the vein"
The title or topic of a document, article, chapter etc.
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)
the act or state of one who, or that which, heads; formation of a head
that which stands at the head; title; as, the heading of a paper
material for the heads of casks, barrels, etc
a gallery, drift, or adit in a mine; also, the end of a drift or gallery; the vein above a drift
the extension of a line ruffling above the line of stitch
that end of a stone or brick which is presented outward
Heading is a metalworking process which incorporates the forging, extruding and upsetting process. It is often performed in the cold state, resulting in cold working. This process produces a near net shape workpiece, which means the final product is almost finished. An important consideration in heading is the tendency for the bar to buckle if its unsupported length to diameter ratio is too high. This ratio usually is limited to less than 3:1 but with appropriate dies, it can be higher. Older machines are known as single-stroke headers, while newer machines are known as double-stroke headers, because they have two strokes; one stroke moves the workpiece into the machine and the second heads the workpiece.
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Rank popularity for the word 'heading' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4818
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'heading' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4232
Rank popularity for the word 'heading' in Nouns Frequency: #1957
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I'm heading straight home.
We're heading into probably an intermediate correction.
We're heading for $60 for Brent. (There is) nothing to stop it.
I get it we aren't as low as the state average, but we're still heading in the right direction.
We are heading out of town and we were told to stop by and get some good stuff to take with us.
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