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:
1830–40

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running head or running title
 
n
printing a heading printed at the top of every page or every other page of a book
 
running title or running title
 
n

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Example sentences
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.
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