running head

noun

Definition of running head

: a headline repeated on consecutive pages (as of a book)

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The driver of the van lost control and crossed the center median, running head-on into a 2016 Ford F250 truck traveling south. Phil Mccausland, NBC News, "2 children and 3 adults dead and seven others injured in Texas highway accident," 20 July 2019 Highland Park still trailed by four runs heading into the final inning. Steve Sadin, chicagotribune.com, "Highland Park shows determination against Niles West in Connie Mack summer league," 12 July 2019 That still might happen, but a 19-14 stretch and a 7-2 run heading into the All-Star break has temporarily forced president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi to reconsider. Kerry Crowley, The Mercury News, "San Francisco Giants: 25 big questions for 25 players at the All-Star break," 10 July 2019 For now, Mitrou-Long, who last played point guard back in high school, is running head coach John Beilein’s still-evolving offense. Chris Fedor, cleveland.com, "Cleveland Cavaliers still winless at Salt Lake City Summer League, smothered by Utah Jazz 86-71," 2 July 2019 Smiley swerved out of the way and ran head-on into a tree. Anthony Fenech, Detroit Free Press, "How one fateful night has helped shape Michigan's Jordan Brewer," 17 June 2019 Still, East Ridge trailed by two runs heading into the seventh, and recorded a total of two hits through six innings. Jace Frederick, Twin Cities, "Class 4A state baseball: East Ridge rallies past Mounds View into semifinals," 14 June 2019 The members of the Firehouse 51 team have rescued countless pedestrians, responded to devastating car crashes, and ran head-on into burning buildings. Kelly O'sullivan, Country Living, "The 'Chicago Fire' Cast Had to Do Some Intense Professional Training for the Show," 6 Feb. 2019 Just as Caesars Entertainment was rolling out its new security policies, the company ran head on into DEF CON—an event with privacy tightly linked to its culture. Sean Gallagher, Ars Technica, "Caesars Palace not-so-Praetorian guards intimidate DEF CON goers with searches [Updated]," 13 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of running head

1839, in the meaning defined above

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