header header  /ˈhɛ dər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about
  2. (n) horizontal beam used as a finishing piece over a door or window
  3. (n) brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall
  4. (n) 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
  5. (n) a machine that cuts the heads off grain and moves them into a wagon
  6. (n) (soccer) the act of hitting the ball with your head
  7. (n) a headlong jump (or fall)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The Glance setting cycles through info bites from the three categories, while keeping time in the header.
  2. Nintendo knows this, and on June 26 will launch Sudoku Gridmaster under the Touch Generations header.
  3. Meanwhile the engine was changed from a double-header K-2 to a double-header K-4, fastest of steam engines.

News

  1. Nigeria rolls to 6-1 win over Tahiti at Confed Cup

    Tahiti's Alvin Tehau, left, and Nigeria's Kenneth Omeruo go for a header during the soccer Confederations Cup group B match between Tahiti and Nigeria in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Monday, June 17, 2013.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Connecticut Post

  2. The Weekend's Prettiest Goal Was An Own Goal

    South Africa's Bernard Parker scored this rocket of a header, unfortunately into his own net. Because of that, the 2010 World Cup hosts won't be around for the 2014 edition. In CAF qualifying, South Africa came into last night's game two points back of Ethiopia for the group's lone spot in the third round. The match was tied until the 70th minute, when Parker, attempting to clear a free kick ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Deadspin

  3. Stakes double for 3 year olds | Emerald Downs

    The first stakes double-header of the season matches 3-year-old colts and geldings in the $50,000 Coca-Cola Handicap and 3-year-old fillies in the $50,000 Irish Day Handicap.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Covington Reporter

Quotes

  1. The man of the match, reflecting on his crucial header, said: "This was my first header here, I don't think it will happen again, but it was great. The ball slipped on my bald head and went into the net, a great feeling."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Wesley Sneijder Source: AFP

  2. "I spent a lot of time imagining this moment," said Llorente. "To go out and have a header chance just after that, and then (for us) to score right after was amazing."
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Fernando Llorente Source: USA Today

  3. "The little bloke scored with a header," defender Andre Ooijer said with a grin. "It just goes to show anything can happen in football."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Andre Ooijer Source: The Canadian Press

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