Heading

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Head \Head\ (h[e^]d), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Headed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Heading}.]

1. To be at the head of; to put one's self at the head of; to lead; to direct; to act as leader to; as, to head an army, an expedition, or a riot. --Dryden.

2. To form a head to; to fit or furnish with a head; as, to head a nail. --Spenser.

3. To behead; to decapitate. [Obs.] --Shak.

4. To cut off the top of; to lop off; as, to head trees.

5. To go in front of; to get in the front of, so as to hinder or stop; to oppose; hence, to check or restrain; as, to head a drove of cattle; to head a person; the wind heads a ship.

6. To set on the head; as, to head a cask.

{To head off}, to intercept; to get before; as, an officer heads off a thief who is escaping. "We'll head them off at the pass."

{To head up}, (a) to close, as a cask or barrel, by fitting a head to. (b) To serve as the leader of; as, to head up a team of investigators. [1913 Webster +PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Heading \Head"ing\, noun

1. The act or state of one who, or that which, heads; formation of a head.

2. That which stands at the head; title; as, the heading of a paper.

3. Material for the heads of casks, barrels, etc.

4. (Mining, tunneling) (a) A gallery, drift, or adit in a mine; the vein above a drift. (b) The end of a drift or gallery; also, the working face at the end of a tunnel, gallery, drift, or adit from which the work is advanced. [1913 Webster +RDH]

5. (Sewing) The extension of a line ruffling above the line of stitch.

6. (Masonry) That end of a stone or brick which is presented outward. --Knight.

{Heading course} (Arch.), a course consisting only of headers. See {Header}, noun 3 (a) .

{Heading joint}. (a) (Carp.) A joint, as of two or more boards, etc., at right angles to the grain of the wood. (b) (Masonry) A joint between two roussoirs in the same course.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

heading

noun

1: 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" [syn: {heading}, {header}, {head}]

2: the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies [syn: {bearing}, {heading}, {aim}]

3: a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine; "they dug a drift parallel with the vein" [syn: {drift}, {heading}, {gallery}]

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