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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)

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.

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."