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English noun: heading

1. heading (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, header

Broader (hypernym)line

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

2. heading (location) the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies

Synonymsaim, bearing

Broader (hypernym)direction, way

Narrower (hyponym)tack

3. heading (artifact) a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine

SamplesThey dug a drift parallel with the vein.

Synonymsdrift, gallery

Broader (hypernym)passageway

Domain categoryexcavation, mining

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