heading

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heading

  1. Present participle of head.

Noun[edit]

heading (plural headings)

  1. The title or topic of a document, article, chapter, or of a section thereof.
  2. (nautical) 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)
  3. Material for the heads of casks, barrels, etc.
  4. (mining) A gallery, drift, or adit in a mine; also, the end of a drift or gallery; the vein above a drift.
  5. (sewing) The extension of a line ruffling above the line of stitch.
  6. (masonry) The end of a stone or brick which is presented outward.
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