label label  /ˈleɪ bəl/


  1. (n) a brief description given for purposes of identification
  2. (n) trade name of a company that produces musical recordings
  3. (n) a radioactive isotope that is used in a compound in order to trace the mechanism of a chemical reaction
  4. (n) an identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object
  5. (v) assign a label to; designate with a label
  6. (v) attach a tag or label to
  7. (v) pronounce judgment on
  8. (v) distinguish (as a compound or molecule) by introducing a labeled atom
  9. (v) distinguish (an element or atom) by using a radioactive isotope or an isotope of unusual mass for tracing through chemical reactions



  1. The label was founded outside Windsor, Ontario, by a Canadian neo-Nazi skinhead.
  2. The most profitable labels foster tight working relationships with Japan's myriad, ubiquitious teen fashion magazines.
  3. And that's where the record labels come in.


  1. Recovering junkies power Austrian design label

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Recovering drug addicts are powering an Austrian design label that aims to salvage not just people, but also materials that were destined for the scrap heap. Vienna-based Gabarage - the name combines the 11-year-old company's roots in a garage and garbage - now offers furniture made from old escalator steps, vases created from used soccer balls and tables built from film ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Graphic Products, Inc. Introduces Sample Label Packet For Industrial Facilities

    Graphic Products releases a sample label packet, designed to demonstrate the range of safety and productivity label types offered by the company, compatible with its growing family of mobile, desktop and wide-format thermal transfer printers
    on June 27, 2013     Source: FoodOnline

  3. Natural & Clean Label Trends 2013: Who's driving the agenda? From Simple Truth to Open Nature…

    USDA certified organic on a food label means something concrete. ‘Natural’ or ‘clean label’ mean something rather more fluid. But while the stream of lawsuits over ‘natural’ claims suggests more clarity is needed - particularly on GMOs - some general rules seem to apply, say experts.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Food Navigator USA

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  1. "I'm saddened and disappointed that my label chose to put out another hits album instead of new music," McGraw said. "I've only had one studio album since my last hits package. It has to be just as confusing to the fans as it is to me."
    on Oct 14, 2008 By: Tim McGraw Source: FOXNews

  2. Golding said the state of emergency "will be a turning point for us as a nation to confront the powers of evil that have penalised the society and earned us the unenviable label as one of the murder capitals of the world. We must confront this...
    on May 25, 2010 By: Bruce Golding Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "We look at teams, we don't use a label," said Mike Slive, chairman of the selection committee. "It's not about mid-major teams and major teams. It's about teams. In the final analysis, it's about who you play, where you play and how you do....
    on Mar 15, 2009 By: Mike Slive Source: ESPN

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