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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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