Meaning of “following” - Learner’s Dictionary

following

adjective uk us /ˈfɒləʊɪŋ/
the following day/morning, etc

B1 the next day/morning, etc

the following

B2 what comes next, often used to introduce a list, report, etc:

The following is an extract from her diary: Today I stayed in bed all day.

(Definition of “following adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)