something that serves as a head, top, or front.
a title or caption of a page, chapter, etc.
a section of the subject of a discourse; a main division of a topic or theme.
the compass direction toward which a traveler or vehicle is or should be moving; course.
an active underground mining excavation in the earth, as a drift or raise being or about to be driven.
Aeronautics. the angle between the axis from front to rear of an aircraft and some reference line, as magnetic north.
- non·head·ing, noun
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How to use heading in a sentence
If they’ve now crystallized for Hand as a product of decreased velocity, that seems like a positive heading into the second half of his career.Brad Hand thrived with lower velocity in 2020. With the Nats, he wants to bring back the heat. | Jesse Dougherty | January 26, 2021 | Washington Post
You might also want to pick Text only under Change what you hear, otherwise the narration will include all the menus and window headings.How to convert text articles into audio (and why you might want to) | David Nield | January 5, 2021 | Popular-Science
Searchers like to skim headings to determine whether an article is one with which they want to engage.Some early observations on the Google December core update | Marie Haynes | December 24, 2020 | Search Engine Land
“There’s all sorts of ways to set and maintain a heading,” says marine biologist Nathan Putman, who studies navigation in sea turtles and salmon.How Sea Turtles Find Their Way - Issue 94: Evolving | Jason G. Goldman | December 16, 2020 | Nautilus
In “Parklandia,” they share tips, history and comic pratfalls under such clever headings as “The Mary-Kate and Ashley of Arches National Park” and “Abe Lincoln Is the Beyoncé of Gettysburg National Military Park.”With travel podcasts, explore the world through your ear buds | Andrea Sachs | December 11, 2020 | Washington Post
The phone is apparently the one he took from his girlfriend after shooting her outside Baltimore and heading for New York.
But when he saw that all his neighbours were also heading to the stores for stocks, he changed his mind.Has the Kurdish Victory at Sinjar Turned the Tide of ISIS War? | Niqash | December 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
For Jane Doe though, she was heading into yet another nightmare.
And now many of those Democrats are heading home after long careers in public life, with some losing easily winnable races.Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy to Democrats: Grow a Pair | David Freedlander | November 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
These groups turn out in greater numbers in presidential elections, giving Democrats a presumptive advantage heading into 2016.
And seeing this bunch is heading right toward us, we might as well take it easy here till they come up.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
The car moved away, swinging to the right across the traffic stream and clearly heading for old Bond Street.Dope | Sax Rohmer
And he has been an espion of the Government in Portugal; what better training could he have for heading an army of traitors?
He spurted, took the car half way down the block, heading in the very direction from which Black Hood was coming.
They burst out of the mouth of the canyon, a smoke-wreathed whirlwind, heading for the protection of the river.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for heading
a title for a page, paragraph, chapter, etc
a main division, as of a lecture, speech, essay, etc
a horizontal tunnel
the end of such a tunnel
the angle between the direction of an aircraft and a specified meridian, often due north
the compass direction parallel to the keel of a vessel
the act of heading
anything that serves as a head
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