1. [ noun ] (soccer) the act of hitting the ball with your head
Related terms: hit soccer
2. [ noun ] (agriculture) a machine that cuts the heads off grain and moves them into a wagon
Related terms: harvester
3. [ noun ] 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
Related terms: beam
4. [ noun ] brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall
Synonyms: coping cope
Related terms: brick wall
5. [ noun ] horizontal beam used as a finishing piece over a door or window
Synonyms: lintel
Related terms: beam
6. [ noun ] (linguistics,writing) a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about
Synonyms: heading head

"the heading seemed to have little to do with the text"

Related terms: line title headline rubric running_head crossheading subheading lemma head
7. [ noun ] a headlong jump (or fall)

"he took a header into the shrubbery"

Related terms: jump
Similar spelling:   Heider