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, headnoun

    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, aimnoun

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

  3. drift, heading, gallerynoun

    a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine

    "they dug a drift parallel with the vein"

Wiktionary

  1. headingnoun

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

  2. headingnoun

    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. Headingnoun

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

  3. Headingnoun

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

  4. Headingnoun

    material for the heads of casks, barrels, etc

  5. Headingnoun

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

  6. Headingnoun

    the extension of a line ruffling above the line of stitch

  7. Headingnoun

    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  

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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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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. Leona Maguire:

    This week is going to be huge heading into a major, i knew I was playing some great golf. It’s a huge confidence boost for the rest of the season.

  2. Jeff Kaufmann:

    Tim Scott has been a leading voice for the Republican Party on the national stage. I know Northwest Iowa is excited to hear his story of opportunity and optimism for America's future. Scott certainlyknows how to work a crowd and will bring high energy to our conservative base heading into the final month of the midterms.

  3. Fredrik Nerbrand:

    There is increasing demand for gold in an environment where interest rates are heading down into negative territory.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    We are heading out of town and we were told to stop by and get some good stuff to take with us.

  5. Chris Jarvis:

    Overall, the strength in products, which is now over 20 million barrels per day, and the seasonality heading into peak driving season should give a bullish bias to today’s data points.

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