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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 head·ing /ˈhɛdɪŋ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 標題; 文首 HD

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Head v. t. [imp. & p. p. Headed; p. pr. & vb. n. Heading.]
 1. To be at the head of; to put one's self at the head of; to lead; to direct; to act as leader to; as, to head an army, an expedition, or a riot.
 2. To form a head to; to fit or furnish with a head; as, to head a nail.
 3. To behead; to decapitate. [Obs.]
 4. To cut off the top of; to lop off; as, to head trees.
 5. To go in front of; to get in the front of, so as to hinder or stop; to oppose; hence, to check or restrain; as, to head a drove of cattle; to head a person; the wind heads a ship.
 6. To set on the head; as, to head a cask.
 To head off, to intercept; to get before; as, an officer heads off a thief who is escaping. “We'll head them off at the  pass.”
 To head up, (a) to close, as a cask or barrel, by fitting a head to. (b) To serve as the leader of; as, to head up a team of investigators.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Head·ing, n.
 1. The act or state of one who, or that which, heads; formation of a head.
 2. That which stands at the head; title; as, the heading of a paper.
 3. Material for the heads of casks, barrels, etc.
 4. Mining, tunneling (a) A gallery, drift, or adit in a mine;  the vein above a drift.  (b) The end of a drift or gallery; also, the working face at the end of a tunnel, gallery, drift, or adit from which the work is advanced.
 5. Sewing The extension of a line ruffling above the line of stitch.
 6. Masonry That end of a stone or brick which is presented outward.
 Heading course Arch., a course consisting only of headers. See Header, n. 3 (a).
 Heading joint. (a) Carp. A joint, as of two or more boards, etc., at right angles to the grain of the wood. (b) Masonry A joint between two roussoirs in the same course.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it
           is about; "the heading seemed to have little to do with
           the text" [syn: header, head]
      2: the direction or path along which something moves or along
         which it lies [syn: bearing, aim]
      3: a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine;
         "they dug a drift parallel with the vein" [syn: drift, gallery]