Definitions for headingˈhɛd ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. bearing, heading, aim(noun)

    the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies

  3. drift, heading, gallery(noun)

    a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine

    "they dug a drift parallel with the vein"


  1. heading(Noun)

    The title or topic of a document, article, chapter etc.

  2. heading(Noun)

    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)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heading

    of Head

  2. Heading(noun)

    the act or state of one who, or that which, heads; formation of a head

  3. Heading(noun)

    that which stands at the head; title; as, the heading of a paper

  4. Heading(noun)

    material for the heads of casks, barrels, etc

  5. Heading(noun)

    a gallery, drift, or adit in a mine; also, the end of a drift or gallery; the vein above a drift

  6. Heading(noun)

    the extension of a line ruffling above the line of stitch

  7. Heading(noun)

    that end of a stone or brick which is presented outward


  1. Heading

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'heading' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4818

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'heading' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4232

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'heading' in Nouns Frequency: #1957

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • nadpisCzech
  • Überschrift, KursGerman
  • πορεία, επικεφαλίδα, τίτλοςGreek
  • otsikko, kulkusuunta, suuntaFinnish
  • ceannteideal, ceannscríbhinn, rúibricIrish
  • заглавие, рубрика, заголовок, надписьRussian
  • kursSwedish

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