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Label

Label

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noun


(1)   Trade name of a company that produces musical recordings
"The artists and repertoire department of a recording label is responsible for finding new talent"
(2)   A brief description given for purposes of identification
"The label Modern is applied to many different kinds of architecture"
(3)   An identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object
(4)   A radioactive isotope that is used in a compound in order to trace the mechanism of a chemical reaction

verb


(5)   Distinguish (an element or atom) by using a radioactive isotope or an isotope of unusual mass for tracing through chemical reactions
(6)   Distinguish (as a compound or molecule) by introducing a labeled atom
(7)   Pronounce judgment on
"They labeled him unfit to work here"
(8)   Assign a label to; designate with a label
"These students were labelled `learning disabled'"
(9)   Attach a tag or label to
"Label these bottles"
Wiktonary



Etymology


From and .

Noun



  1. A small ticket or sign giving information about something to which it is attached or intended to be attached.
  2. A name given to something or someone to categorise them as part of a particular social group.
  3. A company that sells records.
  4. A name attached to some item in source code, especially a point that can be jumped to using a GOTO or similar construct.

Verb



  1. To put a label (a ticket or sign) on (something).
  2. To give a label to (someone or something) in order to categorise that person or thing.

Noun



  1. quality label
    Max Havelaar is het bekendste fair-trade label.
    Max Havelaar is the most well-known fair-trade label.
  2. music label


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