Head

The top of a book, page, or column. See also Foot.

In typography, the term head is also an abbreviation for the term heading. See Heading and Display Type.

In electronic recording and/or playback equipment, head refers to any part of the device that writes information to or reads information from a magnetic storage medium. On a disk drive, a read/write head is used to write data to and read data from the disk. See Read/Write Head.

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