Complete Definition of "header"

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English

Etymology
-er|head

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËhÉdÉ/ or /ËhÉdÉ/
AHD|/hÄd'Ér/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉdÉ(r)|-ÉdÉ(r)

Noun
en-noun

  1. 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.

  1. Text, or other visual information, used to mark off a quantity of text, often title|titling or summarize|summarizing it.

#: Your header is too long; "Local Cannibals" will suffice.

  1. 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".

  1. informal 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.

  1. 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.

  1. a horizontal structural or finish piece over an opening
  2. a machine that cuts the heads off of grain etc

#: They fed the bale into the header.

  1. soccer the act of hitting the ball with the head

#: His header for the goal followed a perfect corner kick.

  1. a headlong fall or jump

#: ''The clown tripped over the other clown took a header.

  1. computing 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.

  1. (networking) 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.

Synonyms
i-c|text used to mark off a quantity of text head, heading
i-c|brick that is laid sideways bonder, coping, cope
i-c|horizontal structural or finish piece over an opening lintel

Translations
trans-top|upper portion of a page layout
Czech: záhlaví n
Finnish: ylätunniste
French: en-tête m
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|text used to mark off a quantity of text
trans-mid
Russian: заголовок (zagolóvok) m
Swedish: rubrik c
trans-bottom

trans-top|brick that is laid sideways
trans-mid
Russian: ÑÑÑок (tyÄók) m
Swedish: bindare c, koppsten c
trans-bottom

trans-top|horizontal structural or finish piece over an opening
trans-mid
Swedish: överstycke n
trans-bottom

trans-top|machine that cuts the heads off of grain
trans-mid
Russian: жаÑка (žátka) f, ÑÐµÐ´ÐµÑ (Ï'éd'er) m
Swedish: skördemaskin c
trans-bottom

trans-top|headlong fall or jump
Italian: caduta di testa f, tuffo m
trans-mid
Swedish: dykning c, huvudhopp c
trans-bottom

trans-top|soccer: act of hitting the ball with the head
Finnish: pukkaus, pusku
Italian: colpo di testa m
trans-mid
Swedish: nick c, skalle c
trans-bottom

Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Polish: (4) nagÅówek m, (7) gÅówka f, (8) gÅówka, skok na gÅówka|gÅówkÄ m

Related terms
body
footer
head
heading
layout
table
table cell

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