heading

Definitions

Aviation

  • noun the direction in which the longitudinal axis of the aircraft is pointing, expressed in degrees from north

Computing

  • noun the title or name of a document or file
  • noun a header or section of words at the top of each page of a document.

Construction

  • In mining, the digging face and its immediate work area in a tunnel, drift, or gallery.
  • The increase of expansion of a localized cross-sectional area of metal bar due to hot-forging.
  • A general classification of a category of data, under which follow more specific classifications.
  • Pieces of lumber from which a keg, or barrel head, is cut.
  • stock after it has been cut and assembled to form a barrel head.

Electronics

  • The horizontal direction in which a craft is pointing, expressed as an angular distance from a reference direction, such as true north or magnetic north. A heading is usually measured clockwise as an angle from 0° to 360° from the reference direction.

Information & Library Science

  • noun a word, phrase, title or name at the beginning of a page, section or catalogue entry

Military

  • noun a title at the head of a page or part of a document

Politics

  • noun the title printed at the beginning of a section of a document
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