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.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
As to ships in company, one advancing by sail or steam faster than another heads her.
A line of text within a document.
The heading of the document was important.Submitted by MaryC on March 10, 2020
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
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
The numerical value of heading in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of heading in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of heading in a Sentence
We think it's a great start heading into these first couple weeks where we have the added benefit of holiday play.
We are heading towards high tide. If the typhoon hits Tokyo when the tide is high, that could cause storm surges and that would be the scariest scenario, people in Tokyo have been in a false sense of security.
It is likely that we are not heading towards a general de-confinement in one go and for everyone.
I had never seen a plane spew flames repeatedly. Then it stopped. As soon as it stopped, I saw the plane bank left, like it was heading back to airport.
Jerry Lee is expected to fully recover with aggressive and intensive rehab, from what I have seen thus far, he is heading in the right direction.
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Translations for heading
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- Überschrift, KursGerman
- πορεία, επικεφαλίδα, τίτλοςGreek
- otsikko, kulkusuunta, suuntaFinnish
- ceannteideal, ceannscríbhinn, rúibricIrish
- заглавие, рубрика, заголовок, надписьRussian
- kurs, rubrikSwedish
- phần mở đầuVietnamese
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