Simple Definition of header
: a word, phrase, etc., that is placed at the beginning of a document, passage, etc., or at the top of a page
: a fall in which your head hits the ground
soccer : a shot or pass made by hitting the ball with your head
Full Definition of header
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
4 : a shot or pass in soccer made by heading the ball
5 : head 15a(1)
Examples of header in a sentence
She tripped on the rock and took a header.
He scored with a header past the goalie.
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