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running head

noun, Printing.
a descriptive word, phrase, title, or the like, usually repeated at the top of each page of a book, periodical, etc.
Also called running title.
Origin of running head
1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for running head
  • If the student is able to place a running head at the top of the page, the student is guaranteed a master's degree.
  • Hopefully he can somehow get into better shape without running head-first into the rookie wall.
  • The fox descends from a vertical tree by backing down or simply running head first down a sloping tree.
British Dictionary definitions for running head

running head

(printing) a heading printed at the top of every page or every other page of a book
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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