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Lintel vs. Header

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  • Lintel (noun)

    A horizontal structural beam spanning an opening, such as between the uprights of a door or a window, and which supports the wall above.

  • Header (noun)

    The upper portion of a page (or other) layout.

    "If you reduce the header of this document, the body will fit onto a single page."

  • Header (noun)

    titling or summarizing it.

    "Your header is too long; "Local Cannibals" will suffice."

  • Header (noun)

    Text, or other visual information, that goes at the top of a column of information in a table.

    "That column should have the header "payment status"."

  • Header (noun)

    A font, text style, or typesetting used for any of the above.

    "Parts of speech belong in a level-three header. Level-two headers are reserved for the name of the language."

  • Header (noun)

    The first part of a file or record that describes its contents.

    "The header includes an index, an identifier, and a pointer to the next entry."

  • Header (noun)

    clipping of header file

  • Header (noun)

    the first part of a packet, often containing its address and descriptors

    "The encapsulation layer adds an eight-byte header and a two-byte trailer to each packet."

  • Header (noun)

    A brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall or within the brickwork with the short side showing; compare stretcher.

    "This wall has four header courses."

  • Header (noun)

    A horizontal structural or finish piece over an opening.

  • Header (noun)

    A machine that separates and gathers the heads of grain etc.

    "They fed the bale into the header."

  • Header (noun)

    The act of hitting the ball with the head.

    "His header for the goal followed a perfect corner kick."

  • Header (noun)

    Someone who heads the ball

  • Header (noun)

    A headlong fall or jump.

    "The clown tripped over the other clown and took a header."

  • Header (noun)

    A raised tank that supplies water at constant pressure, especially to a central heating and hot water system.

  • Header (noun)

    A pipe which connects several smaller pipes.

    "Common practice is to use plastic pipes with iron headers.''"

  • Header (noun)

    The rodeo performer who drives the steer toward the heeler to be tied.

  • Header (verb)

    To strike (a ball) with one's head.

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  • Lintel (noun)

    a horizontal support of timber, stone, concrete, or steel across the top of a door or window.

  • Header (noun)

    a shot or pass made with the head.

  • Header (noun)

    a headlong fall or dive.

  • Header (noun)

    a brick or stone laid at right angles to the face of a wall.

  • Header (noun)

    a line or block of text appearing at the top of each page of a book or document.

  • Header (noun)

    the part of an email before the message, containing information such as the subject and sender.

    "every email message needs a header indicating the sender's identity and address"

  • Header (noun)

    a raised tank of water maintaining pressure in a plumbing system.

  • Header (noun)

    a person who ropes a steer by its head (as opposed to its heels), especially in a team-roping rodeo event

    "the steer ran straight and the header made a good catch"

  • Header (noun)

    a mad or foolish person.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Lintel (noun)

    A horizontal member spanning an opening, and carrying the superincumbent weight by means of its strength in resisting crosswise fracture.

  • Header (noun)

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

  • Header (noun)

    One who heads a movement, a party, or a mob; head; chief; leader.

  • Header (noun)

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

  • Header (noun)

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

  • Header (noun)

    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.

Webster Dictionary
  • Lintel (noun)

    horizontal beam used as a finishing piece over a door or window

  • Header (noun)

    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"

  • Header (noun)

    horizontal beam used as a finishing piece over a door or window

  • Header (noun)

    brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall

  • Header (noun)

    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

  • Header (noun)

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

  • Header (noun)

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

  • Header (noun)

    a headlong jump (or fall);

    "he took a header into the shrubbery"

Princeton's WordNet

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