Definition / Define
- Header Noun
- 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".
- 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.
- 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 cuts the heads off of grain etc.
- They fed the bale into the header.
- The act of hitting the ball with the head.
- His header for the goal followed a perfect corner kick.
- A headlong fall or jump.
- The clown tripped over the other clown and took a header.
- 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.
- 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 raised tank that supplies water at constant pressure, especially to a central heating and hot water system.