Definitions for labelˈleɪ bəl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
la•belˈleɪ bəl(n.; v.)-beled, -bel•ing; -belled, -bel•ling.
(n.)an inscribed slip of paper, cloth, or other material, for attachment to something to indicate its manufacturer, nature, ownership, destination, etc.
a short word or phrase descriptive of a person, group, intellectual movement, etc.
a word or phrase indicating that what follows belongs in a particular category or classification, as the word Physics before a dictionary definition.
Category: Common Vocabulary
a brand or trademark, esp. of a manufacturer.
the manufacturer using such a label.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Ref: wall label .
a molding or dripstone over a door or window.
a radioactive or heavy isotope incorporated into a molecule for use as a tracer.
Category: Medicine, Chemistry
a narrow horizontal heraldic band with downward extensions.
Obs. a strip or narrow piece of anything.
(v.t.)to affix a label to; mark with a label.
to designate or describe by or on a label.
to put in a certain class; classify.
to incorporate a radioactive or heavy isotope into (a molecule) in order to make traceable.
Origin of label:
1275–1325; ME < MF: ribbon, prob. < Gmc
a brief description given for purposes of identification
"the label Modern is applied to many different kinds of architecture"
label, recording label(noun)
trade name of a company that produces musical recordings
"the artists and repertoire department of a recording label is responsible for finding new talent"
a radioactive isotope that is used in a compound in order to trace the mechanism of a chemical reaction
an identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object
assign a label to; designate with a label
"These students were labelled `learning disabled'"
tag, label, mark(verb)
attach a tag or label to
"label these bottles"
pronounce, label, judge(verb)
pronounce judgment on
"They labeled him unfit to work here"
distinguish (as a compound or molecule) by introducing a labeled atom
distinguish (an element or atom) by using a radioactive isotope or an isotope of unusual mass for tracing through chemical reactions
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a tag or sticker on a product
Check the label for washing instructions.
a brand or trademark
a description or categorization
He doesn't deserves the label "monster."
to put a label on
Each item is labeled with a price tag.
to consider or describe in a particular way
She had been unfairly labeled as a racist.
A small ticket or sign giving information about something to which it is attached or intended to be attached.
A name given to something or someone to categorise them as part of a particular social group.
Ever since he started going to the rock club, he's been given the label "waster".
A company that sells records.
The label signed the band after hearing a demo tape.
A user-defined alias for a numerical designation, the reverse of an enumeration.
Storage devices can be given by label or id.
A named place in source code that can be jumped to using a GOTO or equivalent construct.
To put a label (a ticket or sign) on (something).
The shop assistant labeled all the products in the shop.
To give a label to (someone or something) in order to categorise that person or thing.
He's been unfairly labeled as a cheat, although he's only ever cheated once.
Origin: From label, from label (Modern French: lambeau), from Old , from lappōn, from leb-. Cognate with lappa, læppa. More at lap.
a slip of silk, paper, parchment, etc., affixed to anything, usually by an inscription, the contents, ownership, destination, etc.; as, the label of a bottle or a package
a slip of ribbon, parchment, etc., attached to a document to hold the appended seal; also, the seal
a writing annexed by way of addition, as a codicil added to a will
a barrulet, or, rarely, a bendlet, with pendants, or points, usually three, especially used as a mark of cadency to distinguish an eldest or only son while his father is still living
a brass rule with sights, formerly used, in connection with a circumferentor, to take altitudes
the name now generally given to the projecting molding by the sides, and over the tops, of openings in mediaeval architecture. It always has a /quare form, as in the illustration
in mediaeval art, the representation of a band or scroll containing an inscription
to affix a label to; to mark with a name, etc.; as, to label a bottle or a package
to affix in or on a label
Translations for label
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a small written note fixed on or near anything to tell its contents, owner etc
luggage labels; The label on the blouse said `Do not iron'.
- بِطاقَه، لاصِقَة المعلوماتArabic
- etiquetaPortuguese (BR)
- jmenovka; visačkaCzech
- der ZettelGerman
- mærkeseddel; etiketDanish
- पर्चा, नाम-पत्र, नामHindi
- etichetta, cartellinoItalian
- 상표, 라벨Korean
- etiketė, kortelė (su užrašu)Lithuanian
- etiķete; uzlīmeLatvian
- merkelapp, etikettNorwegian
- etykietka, nalepkaPolish
- ،نوار كوچكى داراى نوشته معلوماتى روى لباس ها برچسبPersian
- وړوكى ليكل شوى كاغذ په جامو نښلول شوىPashto
- ярлык; биркаRussian
- menovka; visačkaSlovak
- etikett, adresslapp, märkeSwedish
- 標籤Chinese (Trad.)
- ярлик; етикеткаUkrainian
- نشان کی پرچیUrdu
- nhãn mácVietnamese
- 标签Chinese (Simp.)
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