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header

1. a reservoir, tank, or hopper that maintains a gravity feed or a static fluid pressure in an apparatus
2. a manifold for distributing a fluid supply amongst a number of passages
3. a machine that trims the heads from castings, forgings, etc., or one that forms heads, as in wire, to make nails
4. a person who operates such a machine
5. the action of striking a ball with the head
6. Computing a block of data on a tape or disk providing information about the size, location, etc., of a file

Header

A masonry unit laid so that its short end is parallel to the face, overlapping two adjacent widths of masonry; a framing member supporting the ends of joists, transferring the weight of the latter to parallel joists and rafters.

Header

 

the cutting unit of a grain-harvesting combine. It cuts the stalks and feeds them on a conveyor to the thresher.

header

[′hed·ər]
(building construction)
A framing beam positioned between trimmers and supported at each end by a tail beam.
(civil engineering)
Brick or stone laid in a wall with its narrow end facing the wall.
(communications)
The first section of a message, which contains information such as the addressee, routing, data, and origination time.
(computer science)
(electricity)
A mounting plate through which the insulated terminals or leads are brought out from a hermetically sealed relay, transformer, transistor, tube, or other device.
(engineering)
A pipe, conduit, or chamber which distributes fluid from a series of smaller pipes or conduits; an example is a manifold.
(graphic arts)
Text that is printed at the top of every page of a document or report; may contain the page number.
(mechanical engineering)
A machine used for gathering or upsetting materials; used for screw, rivet, and bolt heads.
(mining engineering)
An entry-boring machine that bores the entire section of the entry in one operation.
A rock that heads off or delays progress.
A blasthole at or above the head.

header

1. A masonry unit, laid so that its ends are exposed, overlapping two or more adjacent withes of masonry and tying them together; a bondstone; a bonder.
3. A framing member which crosses and supports the ends of joists, rafters, etc., transferring the weight of the latter to parallel joists, rafters, etc.
4. In plumbing, a pipe having many outlets which are parallel and frequently at 90° to the center line of the pipe.
5. A chamber into which a number of pipes open.
7. A transverse raceway for electrical conductors which provides access to a cellular floor, thereby permitting the convenient installation of electrical conductors.
8. The structural member immediately over a door opening.

header joist, header, lintel, trimmer joist

header joist
header, 3
header, 1
A short structural member (as used in framing an opening) which is fastened between parallel full-length framing members at right angles to

header

(1)
The portion of a packet, preceding the actual data, containing source and destination addresses, error checking and other fields.

header

(2)
The part of an electronic mail message or news article that precedes the body of a message and contains, among other things, the sender's name and e-mail address and the date and time the message was sent.

header

(1) In a disk or tape file, a set of data that resides permanently at the beginning. It may be used for identification only (type of file, date of last update, etc.), or it may describe the structural layout of the contents, as is common with many document and database formats.

(2) In a document or report, common text printed at the top of every page.

(3) Any caption or description used as a headline.

(4) In communications and networking, a group of fields added to the beginning of the message or packet. The fields typically include source and destination addresses as well as data that describe the message content. See HTTP header, email header and header file.
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Once the cork float fuel gauge starts going down on the header tank you're either out of fuel in the wing tanks or the fuel isn't transferring.
The word on Matilda, meanwhile, was that she needed a new battery, header tank and alternator, which we could get up the road in Mount Isa, so after the local mechanic charged the battery, I bought a set of jump leads just in case and we made it the mining town of
He said: 'Some of the diesel in the unit ignited, but luckily there was only a few hundred gallons in the header tank where the fire was.
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Manufacturers are left to their devices on where to put the pumps, and Flight Design put them in the baggage compartment, along with a small fuel header tank.
You simply drain a bit of water from your header tank, pour in the additive and it will help transfer and dissipate the heat in your cooling system.
A fire crew from Walsall kept the header tank filled with water until power supplies were restored after 30 minutes.
The E-GAP provides a solution that is both Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS) compliant and extremely cost effective when compared with a header tank and pump system.
My imagination's on the move, poking and prying into every tiny moisture-trap about the house where this miniscule but malign organism could seek out safe haven and establish breeding colonies: the yards and yards of water pipes, the taps, washing machine, header tank, hot water cistern, steam iron, pan handles - anything, in fact, ever touched by water, which is pretty nearly everything.