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1. The heading or title of a subdivision of a printed subject.
2. A subordinate heading or title. In both senses also called subheading.
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also sub′head`ing,

1. a title or heading of a subdivision, as in a chapter, essay, or newspaper article.
2. a subordinate division of a title or heading.
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Noun1.subhead - a heading of a subdivision of a text
header, heading, head - a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about; "the heading seemed to have little to do with the text"
title - a general or descriptive heading for a section of a written work; "the novel had chapter titles"
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[ˈsʌbˌhed] subheading [ˈsʌbˌhedɪŋ] Nsubtítulo m
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