labelling labelling

Definition(s):

  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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. This represents a nice opportunity to kvetch about labelling in the first place.
  2. So diversified are the Geddes' talents that they prevent inclusive labelling.

News

Quotes

  1. Merck's chairman Raymond Gilmartin said: "Although we believe it would have been possible to continue to market Vioxx with labelling that would incorporate these new data, given the availability of alternative therapies, and the questions raised by...
    on Sep 30, 2004 By: Raymond Gilmartin Source: BBC News

  2. Chair of the FSA Deirdre Hutton said: "Most manufacturers and retailers are now using front of pack nutritional labelling and this is good news. Some shoppers find extra guideline daily amount information useful. All the industry needs to do is add...
    on Jan 17, 2007 By: Deirdre Hutton Source: Which?

  3. "We strongly believe that, by working together, Starbucks and the Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International can accomplish so much more for coffee farmers and the coffee industry," said Howard Schultz, Starbucks chairman, president and...
    on Oct 28, 2008 By: Howard Schultz Source: WELT ONLINE

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