how to pronounce heading


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the above transcription of heading is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

heading is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of heading in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… hobo was heading next sort of like a …”

meanings of heading


  1. The direction into which a seagoing or airborne vessel's bow is pointing (apparent heading) and/or the direction into which it is actually moving relative to the ground (true heading).
  2. A gallery, drift, or adit in a mine; also, the end of a drift or gallery; the vein above a drift.
  3. A strip of material at the hoist end of a flag, used for attaching the flag to its halyard.
  4. The end of a stone or brick which is presented outward.
  5. Material for the heads of casks, barrels, etc.
  6. The title or topic of a document, article, chapter, or of a section thereof.
  7. The extension of a line ruffling above the line of stitch.


  1. Present participle of head.

heading frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word heading occurs in english on average 39.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics heading can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that heading can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

words that rhyme with heading


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