Adjective "header" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


A shot or pass made with the head.
  1. 'Neuville flashes in fabulous cross but Klose - who's scored all five of his World Cup goals from headers - somehow hits the post from about five yards with - you've guessed it - his head.'
  2. 'The keeper saved his header from a free kick, while another shot fizzed just past the post.'
A headlong fall or dive.
  1. 'Its also pretty fun to see the boss take a header and spill soda all over himself'
  2. 'The first time the tot does a header into the wall, you want to die.'
  3. 'Plus I was far less likely to further injure myself by taking a header down yet another flight of stairs.'
A brick or stone laid at right angles to the face of a wall.
  1. 'The headers also fall on center of stretchers and head joints in adjacent courses.'
  2. 'The Flemish bond brickwork with decoratively glazed headers recalls colonial architectural details.'
  3. 'The bricks are laid in alternate pairs of headers and stretchers.'
  4. 'Flemish bond uses alternating headers and stretchers in each course.'
  5. 'Like Buck's Store and Dougherty's Tavern, the Custom House is laid in a Flemish bond with glazed headers.'
A line or block of text appearing at the top of each page of a book or document.
  1. 'There are pages with headers such as, ‘What has been done to the children?’'
  2. 'The header of the site has a blue and red design that hints at a furling flag.'
  3. 'There are up to six levels of headers in an html document.'
  4. 'Back then, people had very light webpages, often with only a couple pictures consisting of animated gif horizontal line breaks and list headers.'
  5. 'For some that meant moving from writing each idea on a separate line to using headers and underlining vocabulary words.'
  6. 'Again, one file change can put a little red nose next to all of your headers, turn the text red and even make them display in a silly typeface.'
  7. 'You ‘chunk’ your text, style your headers, optimize for search terms.'
  8. 'I can spot them from miles away: Random characters, tricky headers, too-generic or too-specific subject lines.'
  9. 'That single line in the header of your E-mail is valuable advertising space; it separates you from thousands of other job seekers.'
  10. 'And running headers on each recto page in the catalogue sections could have supplied window numbers.'
  11. 'This setting indicates how many recipients may be addressed in the header of a single message.'
  12. 'Infected messages normally come with a subject header containing a single space character and an infected attachment.'
  13. 'E-Mail etiquette requires some kind of signature at the end of a message, despite the header that appears with each incoming item.'
  14. 'Most email tools scan the header of an email to see if the sender is spoofing.'
  15. 'A closer look at the e-mails' header information shows all the messages come from compromised Yahoo accounts.'
  16. 'I clicked on the header information in my email window (the from, to, subject stuff) and holding down the mouse, selected the whole message.'
  17. 'Check the mail header; did the original message come from the listserv or from an individual?'
A raised tank of water maintaining pressure in a plumbing system.
  1. 'High-performance exhaust systems use headers, big tail pipes and free-flowing mufflers to eliminate back-pressure in the exhaust system.'
  2. 'The purifiers that stopped water entering the service tank from the header tank were working, so the contamination must have come from somewhere else.'
  3. 'The oil pan, headers, transmission crossmember, and transmission shield didn't fit.'
  4. 'Conventional boilers heat up a store of water using a hot water cylinder in the airing cupboard and a header tank somewhere high - usually the loft.'
  5. 'Not long ago, teams fashioned their engines from junkyard castoff engine blocks, and a good length of plumbing pipe made a nifty set of headers.'
  6. 'That's because flow-based systems look only at the packet headers.'
  7. 'I can't even remember if the problem to do with the header tank and the problem to do with the ballcock stop valve were connected, physically or metaphorically.'
  8. 'It was found that the water was leaking from a header tank in the roof.'
  9. 'Mr. Tytherleigh's report states clearly that both the cold water storage tanks and the central heating header tanks were situated in the roof void.'
A person who ropes a steer by its head (as opposed to its heels), especially in a team-roping rodeo event.
    A mad or foolish person.

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      1. a person or thing that removes or puts a head on something.

      2. a reaping machine that cuts off and gathers only the heads of the grain.

      3. a chamber to which the ends of a number of tubes are connected so that water or steam may pass freely from one tube to the other.

      4. Automotive. an exhaust manifold.

      5. Building Trades. a brick or stone laid in a wall or the like so that its shorter ends are exposed or parallel to the surface.Compare stretcher (def 5). a framing member crossi

      More examples(as adjective)

      "organizations can be header on files."

      "pools can be header."

      "formats can be header."

      "informations can be header."

      "tanks can be header."

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