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headingnoun banner, caption, head, headline, label, proper title, section, superscription, title, topic
See also: caption, chapter, course, denomination, designation, direction, division, expression, prevailing, rubric, subheading, term, title
1 words prefixed to the start of sections of Acts of Parliament. These may be utilized in statutory interpretation.
2 in Scottish civil procedure, the part of an initial writ that specifies the particular court jurisdiction in which an action is raised.