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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ Peter Munn's diving header was parried and Cliss was on hand to net the rebound.
▪ Derek Ferguson gave him the ball and the striker swung in a low cross which invited a diving header.
▪ Yeovil's first came in the 31st minute when Paul Wilson scored with a low diving header.
▪ McCoist flung himself at the ball and beat Lukic with a wonderful diving header.
▪ Crumplin scored the winner with a spectacular diving header six minutes from time after good work from Clive Walker and Gary Chivers.
▪ Ferris stepped in and with Eachus stranded, floated over a cross for McBride to score with a diving header.
▪ The double header was rather more expensive and had seats to spare that were partly filled by a late special offer.
▪ A savagely funny double header providing some of the answers!
▪ David Batty sent over a teasing cross and from beyond the far post Platt got in a powerful header.
▪ Again Reuser was instrumental, sending over a corner which was met by a powerful header from Herman Hreidarsson.
▪ After only 5 minutes, it was 2-1 with Carl Leaburn scoring with a glancing header.
▪ He nearly score later with a header as well!.
▪ Party poopers, that's what they were, as Paul Bernard scored with a flying header.
▪ This time Stewart ran in unmarked at the far post to score with a downward header from Jan Molby's free kick.
▪ Ferris stepped in and with Eachus stranded, floated over a cross for McBride to score with a diving header.
▪ In the eighth minute, Andy Comyn scored with a looping header after fine work from Tommy Johnson.
▪ A spell checker, word count feature and thesaurus are all included and the program can handle headers and footers.
▪ Kenny, that set-piece specialist, delivered the corner and in came Glendinning, to power the header.
▪ The amount of encoding in a header will depend both on the nature and the intended use of the text.
▪ The first blow came from a corner and a flying header by Dave Higgins.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Header \Head"er\ (h[e^]d"[~e]r), n.

  1. One who, or that which, heads nails, rivets, etc., esp. a machine for heading.

  2. One who heads a movement, a party, or a mob; head; chief; leader. [R.]

  3. (Arch.)

    1. A brick or stone laid with its shorter face or head in the surface of the wall.

    2. In framing, the piece of timber fitted between two trimmers, and supported by them, and carrying the ends of the tailpieces.

  4. A reaper for wheat, that cuts off the heads only.

  5. A fall or plunge head first, as while riding a bicycle, or a skateboard, or in bathing; -- sometimes, implying the striking of the head on the ground; as, to take a header.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

"head-first dive or plunge," 1849, from head (n.); as a type of pass or shot with the head in soccer, by 1906.


n. 1 The upper portion of a page (or other) layout. 2 Text, or other visual information, used to mark off a quantity of text, often title or summarize it. 3 Text, or other visual information, that goes at the top of a column of information in a table. 4 (context informal English) A font, text style, or typesetting used for any of the above. 5 a brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall or within the brickwork with the short side showing; compare stretcher 6 a horizontal structural or finish piece over an opening 7 a machine that cuts the heads off of grain etc 8 (context soccer English) the act of hitting the ball with the head

  1. n. a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about; "the heading seemed to have little to do with the text" [syn: heading, head]

  2. horizontal beam used as a finishing piece over a door or window [syn: lintel]

  3. brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall [syn: coping, cope]

  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

  5. a machine that cuts the heads off grain and moves them into a wagon

  6. (soccer) the act of hitting the ball with your head

  7. a headlong jump (or fall); "he took a header into the shrubbery"

Header (computing)

In information technology, header refers to supplemental data placed at the beginning of a block of data being stored or transmitted. In data transmission, the data following the header are sometimes called the payload or body.

It is vital that header composition follows a clear and unambiguous specification or format, to allow for parsing.

Header (film)

Header is a 2006 horror film directed by Archibald Flancranstin, and written Michael E. Kennedy. It is based on the 1995 Verotik novel Header by Edward Lee.


Header may refer to:

Computers and engineering
  • Header (computing), supplemental data at the beginning of a data block
    • E-mail header
    • HTTP header
  • Header file, a text file used in computer programming (especially in C and C++)
  • A pin header is a mainly male style of electrical connector on printed circuit boards, including motherboards, providing links to external devices
  • Exhaust manifold, in automotive design
  • Lintels (headers), structural members in light-frame construction which run perpendicular to floor and ceiling joists, "heading" them off to create an opening
  • Lintel (architecture), a structural member in post-and-lintel building construction
  • In brickwork, a brick laid with its short side exposed
  • Header (sailing): a term used in sailboat racing to denote a wind shift
  • Header, a herding dog with a specific method of interacting with its flock
  • Header, a headlong fall, particularly from a penny-farthing bicycle
  • Header, use of the player's head to direct the ball in association football (soccer)
  • Header, a competitor in the team roping rodeo event who specializes in roping a steer's head
Other uses
  • Header (film), a 2006 film
  • Page header, in printing or typography the material separated from the main body that appears at the top of a page
  • Combine heads, part of a combine harvester
Header (association football)

Header is a technique that use in association football to control the ball using the head to pass, shoot or clear. This can be done by standing, jumping or diving position. Header is a common technique and players are used in almost every match.

In general, Forwards use headers to score a goal while defenders usually use headers to avoid the scoring a goal by opponent. Header is the only option when ball is in air under the rule player can't make contact with ball using their hands. Most header goals scored as a result of a cross or a corner. Playmaker passes the ball across the goal in the air, and the attacking player (either standing jumping or diving position) strikes the ball with his head.

In recent years footballers such as Fernando Torres, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Javier Hernandez, Sergio Ramos are rated as who provide such an excellent headers in world football arena.

Usage examples of "header".

The steam in the headers filled the space with roaring heat and the sound of the turbines whining at thirty-six hundred RPM aft of maneuvering was the sweetest sound Vaughn could remember hearing.

Soon enough the walls were sucked inward, headers split in two, paneling shifted remarkably, and another key viga snapped.

He held that position for a second, almost like a foot baller going up for a header, then pitched forward, face down, raising a small cloud of dust from the floor as he landed.

To produce a transverse and yet preserve a true longitudinal bond, the bricks are laid in a definite arrangement of stretchers and headers.

S-traps, guest washbowls -- two -- main traps, rain leaders, waste pipes, leap bends, downstairs toilet, vanity hand-basin, kitchen sink, central heating radiators, boilers, header tanks, cleanouts, inspection covers and disposal outlets.

Rochet kept tabs on an evolving list of headers, taglines, and catchphrases that were playing and propagating well.

For reasons not worth discussing here, it is both more efficient and safer to have TCP compute a separate checksum for the TCP header and data.

Back in Athena, whatever elaborate metaphoric action they'd used to instruct the communications software to halt them, append suitable explanatory headers and checksums, then turn the whole package bit-by-bit into a stream of modulated gamma rays, it could never have fully prepared them for the fact that in a subjective instant they'd be stepping ninety-seven years into the future, and ninety-seven light years from home.

In fact, they've been systematically deleting any messages that pertained to the Santa Cruz Detachment from memory because they didn't carry valid security headers.

It crept upside down across the window header to the left-hand corner, immediately lost interest in that territory, and returned to the right-hand corner, where it quivered and flexed its long legs and seemed to be taking pleasure from some quality of that particular niche that was apprehensible only to spiders.

With a minute to go, Chelsea was a man down but pressing for a tie and getting corner kick after corner kick to try for a header.

Paul Davis scored one of the best goals I have ever seen at Highbury, a diving header after he’.

Looking at the header, thinking about exhaust fumes that could leak into the car from it, made me flash on Veronica LeBay again.

The Suzuki had a four-into-two-into-one exhaust system running from header pipes to the silencer.

Well, you can find gazillions of valid addresses without the crutch of one of these programs simply by reading the headers of emails.