header
noun Date: 15th century 1. one that removes heads; especially a grain-harvesting machine that cuts off the grain heads and elevates them to a wagon 2. a. a brick or stone laid in a wall with its end toward the face of the wall b. a beam fitted at one side of an opening to support free ends of floor joists, studs, or rafters c. a horizontal structural or finish piece over an opening ; lintel d. a conduit (as an exhaust pipe for a many-cylindered engine) into which a number of smaller conduits open e. a mounting plate through which electrical terminals pass from a sealed device (as a transistor) 3. a fall or dive headfirst <
took a header into the pool
>
4. a shot or pass in soccer made by heading the ball 5. head 15a(1)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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