n [C] words put as a heading, esp to show or explain how sth should be done, etc 标题（尤指提示或说明做法等的）.
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old French;Origin: rubrique 'words written in red', from Latin rubrica, from ruber 'red']
formal a set of instructions or an explanation in a book, examination paper etc
a title under which particular things are mentioned or discussed
The names were listed under the rubric 'Contributors'.