heading heading  /ˈhɛ dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about
  2. (n) the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
  3. (n) a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The bill goes back to both chambers for a final procedural vote on Wednesday before heading to Governor Deval Patrick, who has said he would sign it.
  2. After decades of trouble-plagued development, the V-22 Osprey is heading into a war zone.
  3. No rockets or mortars were heard heading into the Green Zone today as word of Pelosi's presence hit the Iraqi airwaves in what amounted to a daytime news blip.

News

  1. Anti-fracking groups heading to Albany for rally

    Opponents of the natural gas drilling method known as fracking are heading to Albany for a rally outside the state Capitol.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Observer-Dispatch

  2. 2014 Conference USA Tournament Heading to El Paso

    2014 Conference USA Tournament Heading to El Paso
    on June 17, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  3. TIME POLL: Americans Believe Country Heading In Wrong Direction

    A majority of Americans believe the country is heading in the wrong direction, according to a new TIME poll, with President Barack Obama’s approval and disapproval ratings essentially tied. Fifty-eight percent of those surveyed said the United States is on the wrong track, with only 33 percent saying it is heading in the right direction. Obama’s approval rating stands at 48 percent—a statistical ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Swampland

Quotes

  1. Speaking at Andrews airforce base near Washington, President Barack Obama said the US was "heading in the right direction" with a sixth straight month of private-sector job creation, although he conceded: "We're not headed there fast enough...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: The Guardian

  2. "It smacks of tabloid journalism," Finchem said in a statement. "It was a naked attempt to inflame and keep alive an incident that was heading to an appropriate conclusion."
    on Jan 17, 2008 By: Tim Finchem Source: SportingNews.com

  3. "We will ensure that the voices of everyone who participated in this historic process are respected and our party is fully unified heading into the November election," Clinton wrote. "While no decisions have been made yet, I will make sure...
    on Aug 7, 2008 By: Bill Clinton Source: TIME

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cursory cursory
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