Definition of heading noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈhedɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhedɪŋ//
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  1. 1a title printed at the top of a page or at the beginning of a section of a book chapter headings
  2. 2the subject of each section of a speech or piece of writing The company's aims can be grouped under three main headings.
  3. Extra examples Books should be listed under a broader heading such as ‘engineering’. I’ve organized what I have to say about unemployment under three main headings. These drugs come under the heading of non-medical substances. With the computer, we can print our own letter headings. Sex education often came under the general heading of ‘Biology’ or ‘Health’. The company’s aims can be grouped under three main headings. We can examine these issues under four headings. What questions should be asked about each heading?
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: heading