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English noun: header

1. header (communication) a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about


SamplesThe heading seemed to have little to do with the text.


Synonymshead, heading


Broader (hypernym)line


Narrower (hyponym)crosshead, crossheading, headline, lemma, newspaper headline, rubric, rubric, running head, running headline, statute title, subhead, subheading, title

2. header (artifact) horizontal beam used as a finishing piece over a door or window


Synonymslintel


Broader (hypernym)beam

3. header (artifact) brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall


Synonymscope, coping


Broader (hypernym)brick


Part meronymwall

4. header (artifact) a framing member crossing and supporting the ends of joists, studs, or rafters so as to transfer their weight to parallel joists, studs, or rafters


Broader (hypernym)beam

5. header (artifact) a machine that cuts the heads off grain and moves them into a wagon


Broader (hypernym)harvester, reaper

6. header (act) (soccer) the act of hitting the ball with your head


Broader (hypernym)hit, hitting, striking


Domain categoryassociation football, soccer

7. header (act) a headlong jump (or fall)


SamplesHe took a header into the shrubbery.


Broader (hypernym)jump, jumping









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