- a brick or stone laid in a wall or the like so that its shorter ends are exposed or parallel to the surface.Compare stretcher (def. 5).
- a framing member crossing and supporting the ends of joists, studs, or rafters so as to transfer their weight to parallel joists, studs, or rafters.
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Example sentences from the Web for header
Well, Uncle John had taken his "header" with a stout heart—who dared to doubt that?The Hill|Horace Annesley Vachell
Header should be framed across pipe duct, about eighteen inches therefrom.Convenient Houses|Louis Henry Gibson
He rigged up a header attachment to a row-boat, and nipped the heads off at the surface of the water.Oklahoma Sunshine|Freeman E. (Freeman Edwin) Miller
So with their horses being driven to a header box the siege had begun.The Land of Lure|Elliott Smith
Now is the time for disappearing, and takes a header out of the side door.The Crest of the Continent|Ernest Ingersoll
British Dictionary definitions for header
- a block of data on a tape or disk providing information about the size, location, etc, of a file
- (as modifier)header card; header label