1. [ noun ] (linguistics,writing) a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about
Synonyms: header head

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

Related terms: line title headline rubric running_head crossheading subheading lemma head
2. [ noun ] (transportation) the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
Synonyms: bearing aim
Related terms: direction tack steer
3. [ noun ] (mining) a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine
Synonyms: gallery drift

"they dug a drift parallel with the vein"

Related terms: passageway mining
Similar spelling:   heating