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Definition of "heading" []

  • The title, subtitle, or topic that stands at the top or beginning, as of a paragraph, letter, or chapter. (noun)
  • The course or direction in which a ship or aircraft is moving. (noun)
  • A gallery or drift in a mine. (noun)
  • The end of a gallery or drift. (noun)
  • A title for a page, paragraph, chapter, etc (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A main division, as of a lecture, speech, essay, etc (noun)
  • A horizontal tunnel (noun)
  • The end of such a tunnel (noun)
  • The angle between the direction of an aircraft and a specified meridian, often due north (noun)
  • The compass direction parallel to the keel of a vessel (noun)
  • The act of heading (noun)
  • Anything that serves as a head (noun)

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Use "heading" in a sentence
  • ""In the coming 10 years, the inflation rate will most probably stay very low; current expectations are for around 1.8 percent," he told the mass-selling Bild am Sonntag newspaper, in one of the final interviews of his term heading the ECB."
  • "This season's standings—in which Vettel has a 58-point lead on second-place Lewis Hamilton—have thus become the antithesis of last year's, when four drivers had a shot at the title heading into the season's final race."
  • "After beating its first three Little League World Series opponents by a combined score of 46-1, the Taiwanese team is a favorite to win the title heading into its semifinal Saturday against Tokyo."