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heading

[ hed-ing ]
/ ˈhɛd ɪŋ /
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noun
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.
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Origin of heading

First recorded in 1250–1300, heading is from the Middle English word hefding.See head, -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM heading

non·head·ing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for heading

heading
/ (ˈhɛdɪŋ) /

noun
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