Meaning of HEADING in English

HEADING

head ‧ ing /ˈhedɪŋ/ BrE AmE noun [countable]

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ head , ↑ heading , ↑ overhead , ↑ header , ↑ headship ; adjective : ↑ overhead , ↑ heady , ↑ headless , ↑ headed ; verb : ↑ head , ↑ behead ; adverb : ↑ overhead ]

1 . the title written at the beginning of a piece of writing, or at the beginning of part of a book:

chapter headings

2 . a name that is given to a group of things or people, that helps to describe them as a group:

writers who might come under the heading of postmodern fiction writers

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.