Heading

Definition of Heading

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 gallery, drift, or adit in a mine; the vein above a drift.
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
a - (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.

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