- IPA: /ˈhɛdə/, /ˈhɛdɚ/
header (plural headers)
- The upper portion of a page (or other) layout.
- If you reduce the header of this document, the body will fit onto a single page.
- Text, or other visual information, used to mark off a quantity of text, often titling or summarizing it.
- Your header is too long; "Local Cannibals" will suffice.
- Text, or other visual information, that goes at the top of a column of information in a table.
- That column should have the header "payment status".
- (informal) A font, text style, or typesetting used for any of the above.
- Parts of speech belong in a level-three header. Level-two headers are reserved for the name of the language.
- (computing) The first part of a file or record that describes its contents.
- The header includes an index, an identifier, and a pointer to the next entry.
- (programming) Clipping of header file#English|header file.
- (networking) the first part of a packet, often containing its address and descriptors
- The encapsulation layer adds an eight-byte header and a two-byte trailer to each packet.
- A brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall or within the brickwork with the short side showing; compare stretcher.
- This wall has four header courses.
- A horizontal structural or finish piece over an opening.
- A machine that separates and gathers the heads of grain etc.
- They fed the bale into the header.
- (soccer) The act of hitting the ball with the head.
- His header for the goal followed a perfect corner kick.
- (soccer) Someone who heads the ball
- A headlong fall or jump.
- ''The clown tripped over the other clown and took a header.
- A raised tank that supplies water at constant pressure, especially to a central heating and hot water system.
- A pipe which connects several smaller pipes.
- Common practice is to use plastic pipes with iron headers.
- The rodeo performer who drives the steer toward the heeler to be tied.
- One who puts a head on something.
- (text used to mark off a quantity of text) head, heading
- (brick that is laid sideways) bonder, coping, cope
- (horizontal structural or finish piece over an opening) lintel
- French: en-tête
- German: Kopfzeile
- Italian: intestazione
- Portuguese: cabeçalho
- Russian: заголо́вок
- Spanish: encabezado
- French: chapeau
- Russian: заголо́вок
- French: boutisse
- Russian: тычо́к
- French: linteau
- Russian: жа́тка
- Italian: caduta di testa, tuffo
- French: tête
- German: Kopfball
- Italian: colpo di testa
- Portuguese: cabeçada
- Russian: уда́р голово́й
- Spanish: cabezazo, testarazo
header (headers, present participle headering; past and past participle headered)
- (sports, transitive) To strike (a ball) with one's head.