subject heading


subject heading
subject heading noun
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Main Entry:subject

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  • Subject heading — comprises a thesaurus (in the information technology sense) of subject headings for use in bibliographic records. Subject Headings are an integral part of bibliographic control, which is the function by which libraries collect, organize and… …   Wikipedia

  • subject heading — noun The name of a category in which a bibliographical record is included …   Wiktionary

  • Subject — may refer to: *An area of interest, also called a topic meaning , thing you are talking or discussing about . It can also be termed as the area of discussion . See Lists of topics and Lists of basic topics. **An area of knowledge; **The focus of… …   Wikipedia

  • subject — n., adj., adv., & v. n. 1 a a matter, theme, etc. to be discussed, described, represented, dealt with, etc. b (foll. by for) a person, circumstance, etc., giving rise to specified feeling, action, etc. (a subject for congratulation). 2 a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • heading — UK US /ˈhedɪŋ/ noun [C] ► a title printed at the top of a page or section of a document: »Every day the Daily Telegraph lists eligible unit trusts under the heading Authorised unit trust prices . ► the subject of something being discussed,… …   Financial and business terms

  • heading — [hed′iŋ] n. 1. something forming or used to form the head, top, edge, or front; specif., an inscription at the top of a paragraph, chapter, page, section, etc., giving the title or topic 2. a division of a subject; topic or category 3. the… …   English World dictionary

  • heading — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ broad, general ▪ Books should be listed under a broader heading such as ‘engineering’. ▪ main, major ▪ chapter, section …   Collocations dictionary

  • subject — Synonyms and related words: IC analysis, above, academic specialty, action, actor, affair, agent, anagnorisis, angle, answerable to, application, appositive, apt, architect, architectonics, architecture, area, argument, atmosphere, attribute,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • heading — Synonyms and related words: aim, antecedent, anteposition, anteriority, azimuth, banner, banner head, basis, bearing, bent, blood, bold front, bracket, branch, brave face, brave front, burden, cap, capping, capsheaf, caption, caput, case, caste,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • subject matter — Synonyms and related words: argument, basis, burden, case, chapter, concern, essence, focus of attention, focus of interest, gist, head, heading, issue, living issue, main point, matter, matter in hand, meat, motif, motive, point, point at issue …   Moby Thesaurus