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Definition of the noun header

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noun - plural: headers

  1. a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonyms of header: head / heading
    • more generic word: line = text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen
    • more specific terms:
  2. horizontal beam used as a finishing piece over a door or window
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of header: lintel
    • more generic word: beam = long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
  3. brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of header: cope / coping
    • more generic word: brick = rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln
    • part of: wall = an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness
  4. 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
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: beam = long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
  5. a machine that cuts the heads off grain and moves them into a wagon
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: harvester / reaper = farm machine that gathers a food crop from the fields
  6. (soccer) the act of hitting the ball with your head
  7. a headlong jump (or fall)
    • example: he took a header into the shrubbery
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: jump / jumping = the act of jumping

Alternative definition of the noun header


  1. The upper portion of a page (or other) layout.
  2. Text, or other visual information, used to mark off a quantity of text, often titling or summarizing it.
  3. Text, or other visual information, that goes at the top of a column of information in a table.
  4. [informal] A font, text style, or typesetting used for any of the above.
  5. a brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall or within the brickwork with the short side showing; compare stretcher
  6. a horizontal structural or finish piece over an opening
  7. a machine that cuts the heads off of grain etc
  8. [soccer] the act of hitting the ball with the head
  9. a headlong fall or jump
  10. [computing] the first part of a file or record that describes its contents
  11. (networking) the first part of a packet, often containing its address and descriptors
  12. A raised tank that supplies water at constant pressure, especially to a central heating and hot water system

Specialised definition of the noun header

Glossary of sports

technique in soccer to move the ball with the head. A header is usually played with the front side of the head (forehead) while the neck muscles stablize the head. A high movement impulse is a result of the player's arch tension. (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)

Glossary of sports / soccer

a pass or effort on goal using the head (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

the striking of a ball in the air by a player's head


"Header" is a 2006 horror film directed by Archibald Flancranstin, and written Michael E. Kennedy. It is based on the 1995 Verotik novel Header by Edward Lee.


"Header" is a novella written by Edward Lee.

  • genre: Speculative fiction
  • copyright: 1995


Header: In information technology, header refers to supplemental data placed at the beginning of a block of data being stored or transmitted. In data transmission, the data following the header are sometimes called the payload or body.

  • also known as 信头

Phrases with Header

  1. Header file
  2. red-header
  3. Diving Header
  4. Double-header

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Header

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Google previewThe Informatics Handbook (2012)

A guide to multimedia communications and broadcasting by S.A. Fist

Informal documents, the header is the embedded controls at the beginning of a file before the text or data begins. This section of the...

Google previewWool Markets and Sheep (1901)

The header is the one that always runs to the head of the animals. The pup observes that this is the active, live, interesting part...

Google preview3D Visual Communications (2012)

by Guan-Ming Su, Yu-chi Lai, Andres Kwasinski, Haohong Wang

The header is a block of metadata, this is, information about the data in the payload. The combined payload...

Google previewTransit Journal (1904)

The main steam header is a 12-in. wrought~iron pipe, fitted with Malmanco joints consisting of double flanges, obviating the necessity of threading the pipe. The header is supported on brackets hung from the dividing wall, and it rests on ...

Google previewBuild a Website for Free (2009)

by Mark William Bell

Footer Mirroring the header is the footer. It spans the bottom part of the page and again can be used for informational or navigational elements (see Figure 7.5). Also, like the header, it is good to replicate this on each page of the website to ...


by Vinoth Kumar

A header is an idea that captures the essential link among the ideas contained in a group of cards. This idea is written on a single card or post-itTM and must consist of a phrase or sentence that clearly conveys the meaning, even to people ...

Google previewHXP-PCD Procedure Call Dictionary Draft 0.1

Hide',$header,$pid) ; Person.Record.Lock Flags the record as “locked”. Sample use (php, without. parameters ( (struct) header, (struct) regdata ) return (integer) PID sample php query $hxpclient-> query ('Person. Contact. Relation', $ header ...

Google previewBrewers and Bottlers Universal Encyclopedia (1910)

A Complete Reference Book and Guide

3x2 " " " Water Header .

Google previewLocomotive dictionary (1906)

an illustrated vocabulary of terms which designate American railroad locomotives their parts attachments and details of construction with definitions and illustrations of typical British locomotive practice by American Railway Master Mechanics' Association

Bottom or Superheated Steam Header for Figs. 502- 503. Top or Saturated Steam Header for Vaughan Superheater. Vaughan Superheater. Figs ...

Google previewWebster's New World Telecom Dictionary (2008)

by Ray Horak

• Next Header: 8 bits identifying the header immediately following the IPv6 header. Examples include TCP, UDP, Fragment, and Authentication. • Hop Limit: 8 bits that specify the number of hops through ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biometrics (2009)

I - Z. by Stan Z. Li

A single data block starts with a vascular image record header, which contains general information about the data block such as the identification of the image capture device and the format version. One or more vascular image blocks follow ...

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Quotes about Header

That save from Pele's header was the best I ever made. I didn't have any idea how famous it would become - to start with, I didn't even realise I'd made it at all. (Gordon Banks)
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Scrabble value of H4E1A1D2E1R1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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