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Definition 1: (soccer) the act of hitting the ball with your head - [noun denoting act]

(header is a kind of ...) the act of contacting one thing with another

"repeated hitting raised a large bruise" "after three misses she finally got a hit"

(header belongs to category ...) a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal

Definition 2: a headlong jump (or fall) - [noun denoting act]

Samples where header or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he took a header into the shrubbery

(header is a kind of ...) the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground

"he advanced in a series of jumps" "the jumping was unexpected"

Definition 3: a machine that cuts the heads off grain and moves them into a wagon - [noun denoting artifact]

(header is a kind of ...) farm machine that gathers a food crop from the fields

Definition 4: 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 - [noun denoting artifact]

(header is a kind of ...) long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction

Definition 5: brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for header in the sense of this definition

(header is a kind of ...) rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln; used as a building or paving material

(... is part of header) an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure

"the south wall had a small window" "the walls were covered with pictures"

Definition 6: horizontal beam used as a finishing piece over a door or window - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for header in the sense of this definition

(header is a kind of ...) long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction

Definition 7: a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where header or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for header in the sense of this definition

(header is a kind of ...) text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen

"the letter consisted of three short lines" "there are six lines in every stanza"

(... is a kind of header ) a heading of a subsection printed within the body of the text

(... is a kind of header ) the heading or caption of a newspaper article

(... is a kind of header ) the heading that indicates the subject of an annotation or a literary composition or a dictionary entry

(... is a kind of header ) a title or heading that is printed in red or in a special type

(... is a kind of header ) a heading printed at the top of every page (or every other page) of a book

(... is a kind of header ) a heading of a subdivision of a text

(... is a kind of header ) a heading that names a statute or legislative bill; may give a brief summary of the matters it deals with

"Title 8 provided federal help for schools"

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