header label


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header label

[′hed·ər ‚lā·bəl]
(computer science)
A block of data at the beginning of a magnetic tape file containing descriptive information to identify the file. Also known as header.

header label

A record used for file identification that is recorded at the beginning of the file. See header.
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Instead of three labels, each pack now displays a header label carrying nutritional information, cooking instructions printed on the reverse and a catchweight label.