Definition of running head in English:

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running head

Pronunciation: /ˈrəniNG hed/

noun

A heading printed at the top of each page of a book or chapter.
Example sentences
  • I suggest to the series editor that, for future volumes, the chapter number and brief title be a running head for the end notes.
  • The title for the third section, ‘Hymns and Spiritual Songs,’ is derived from the running head of the book.
  • It seems that students don't always see the beauty or utility of running heads or hanging indents.
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