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1. another name for dripstone
2. Computing a group of characters, such as a number or a word, appended to a particular statement in a program to allow its unique identification
3. Chem a radioactive element used in a compound to trace the mechanism of a chemical reaction

What does it mean when you dream about a label?

A dream about labels is often about self-projection, either how we want to be perceived or how we imagine others see us.


(computer science)
A data item that serves to identify a data record (much in the same way as a key is used), or a symbolic name used in a program to mark the location of a particular instruction or routine.

drip, headmold, hoodmold, label, throating, weather molding

drip, 4
1. The outermost projecting molding around the top of a door or window, to discharge rainwater.
2. A throat, 2.
3. A pipe, or a steam trap and a pipe considered as a unit, which conducts condensation from the steam side of a piping system to the water or return side of the system.
4. A container that is typically installed at a low point in a gas piping system to collect condensate (i.e., liquids that may form within the gas system).

label molding, label

label molding
A square-arched dripstone or hoodmold; extends horizontally across the top of an opening and returns vertically downward for a short distance.


An identifier used to mark a position in a program so that it can be the destination of a goto statement.


The identifier assigned to a datagram for label switching.


(1) A made-up name that is assigned to a file, field or other data structure.

(2) Any descriptive text entered into a spreadsheet cell as a page, column or row heading.

(3) In programming, a made-up name used to identify a variable or a subroutine.

(4) A virtual folder in Gmail. See Gmail labels and virtual folder.

(5) A self-sticking form attached to the outside of a disk cartridge or tape for identification.

(6) In magnetic tape files, a record used for identification at the beginning or end of the file.

(7) An external DOS/Windows command that names a storage unit (the volume label). The name can be up to 11 characters long with spaces. The following example names the C: drive "Kingston SSD:"
label c:Kingston SSD
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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 15, 1998--An advanced graphics output program that lets users create a wide array of custom mailing and address labels, diskette and CD labels, colorful personalized stickers for any document, business and greeting cards and bar-code sheets -- all using standard Avery lables -- was announced here today at the PC EXPO show by Grape Systems, Inc.
The printers support forms up to 17 inches wide and breeze through applications requiring cut sheet paper, continuous forms, lables envelopes and transparencies.
Marys, Cannon Royal Family, Caldwell, Sure Fit and private brand lables.
Marys, Cannon Royal Family, Caldwell, Sure Fit, and private brand lables.
Wang states that the misinterpretations begin with the FDA disallowing bottled water companies to use the word glacier on their lables.
BMG Entertainment North America includes the music lables Arista Records, RCA Records, Zoo Entertainment, Private Music and Windham Hill Productions, as well as BMG Direct, BMG Interactive Entertainment, BMG Music Publishing, BMG Video, BMG Canada and Nice Man Merchandising.
Our new diskette version of the Street Address Directory helps business owners develop targeted direct marketing programs and generate mailing lables in minutes," said Raelene Gayou, Street Address Directory manager.
Avery Dennison, based in Pasadena, makes self-adhesive materials, tapes and lables, office products, tags, retail systems and specialty chemicals.