What does Heading mean?

Definitions for Heading
ˈhɛd ɪŋHead·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Heading.

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"

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  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.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. heading

    As to ships in company, one advancing by sail or steam faster than another heads her.

Editors Contribution

  1. heading

    A line of text within a document.

    The heading of the document was important.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 10, 2020  

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

How to pronounce Heading?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Heading in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Heading in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Heading in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Heading in a Sentence

  1. Peter Cardillo:

    basically following European markets lower, This type of action continues to suggest the market is consolidating and taking somewhat of a breather before heading higher towards year-end.

  2. Justice Clarence Thomas:

    For different reasons and from different origins, we were heading in the same direction, so we walked together and worked together.

  3. Sandy Valdivieso:

    When the flight attendant said we were heading to Dhaka, we believed that this was how you pronounced 'Dakar' with a Turkish accent.

  4. Alan Rowsome:

    Every day that LWCF goes unauthorized and without a permanent funding solution, many National Parks projects will go unfunded in the year of the Centennial, this would be disappointing and doesn't have happen if Congress can solve the issue in the coming days as part of a broad package heading to the President's desk before Christmas.

  5. Kristina Hooper:

    That's the funny thing about the stock market. It's an unusual indicator because it's dominated by emotions, we have to be careful not to assume we're heading into a recession.

Images & Illustrations of Heading

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