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header

head·er

header

pronunciation:
he dr
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person or machine that puts heads on something, such as nails, rivets, and the like.
definition 2: (informal) a headfirst dive or fall.
He took a header off the roof.
definition 3: a brick or stone laid across a wall so that its short end is exposed. (Cf. stretcher.)
definition 4: in word processing or printing, information that is repeated at the top of a sequence of pages. (Cf. footer.)
definition 5: a pipe or tube that brings together several pipes or tubes, as at an exhaust manifold.