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Lintel vs. Header

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Lintelnoun

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

Headernoun

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.’;

Lintelnoun

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

Headernoun

Text, or other visual information, used to mark off a quantity of text, often titling or summarizing it.

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

Lintelnoun

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

Headernoun

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".’;

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Lintelnoun

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

Headernoun

(informal) 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.’;

Lintel

A lintel or lintol is a structural horizontal block that spans the space or opening between two vertical supports. It can be a decorative architectural element, or a combined ornamented structural item.

Headernoun

(computing) 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.’;

Headernoun

(programming) lang=en

Headernoun

(networking) 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.’;

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Headernoun

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.’;

Headernoun

A horizontal structural or finish piece over an opening.

Headernoun

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

‘They fed the bale into the header.’;

Headernoun

(soccer) The act of hitting the ball with the head.

‘His header for the goal followed a perfect corner kick.’;

Headernoun

(soccer) Someone who heads the ball

Headernoun

A headlong fall or jump.

‘The clown tripped over the other clown and took a header.’;

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Headernoun

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

Headernoun

A pipe which connects several smaller pipes.

‘Common practice is to use plastic pipes with iron headers.''’;

Headernoun

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

Headerverb

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

Headernoun

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

Headernoun

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

Headernoun

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

Headernoun

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

Headernoun

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.

Headernoun

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’;

Headernoun

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

Headernoun

brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall

Headernoun

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

Headernoun

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

Headernoun

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

Headernoun

a headlong jump (or fall);

‘he took a header into the shrubbery’;

Headernoun

a shot or pass made with the head.

Headernoun

a headlong fall or dive.

Headernoun

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

Headernoun

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

Headernoun

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’;

Headernoun

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

Headernoun

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’;

Headernoun

a mad or foolish person.

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