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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
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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.

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(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.
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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.
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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.
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(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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The company bought a VP2020 Digital Color Label Printer to produce small runs of custom labels for commemorative and private label wines.
One open cabinet displays a variety of wine with custom labels OakSpring created for special occasions.
With the addition of the P5, Custom Labels anticipates adding considerably to its overall capacity and productivity.
This digital printing expansion gives our customers tons of flexibility and advantages when needing custom labels,” said Joe O'Toole, President and Owner of Roemer Industries, Inc.
The Cincinnati-based label converter has been in business since 1988, The privately owned company specializes in custom labels and has opted for the FB-3300.
The Performance Label Company already has an enviable bouquet of services pertaining to custom labels. They offer a myriad variety of color choices, custom dies (with over 1000 dies in stock), customized shapes and sizes for labels, a choice of different materials, laminated or UV varnished labels for enhanced protection, consecutive bar-coded and numbered labels as well as roll and sheet labels.
Tapp Label Acquisition Company LLC, formerly known as Adams Label, is a newly formed corporation focused on "becoming the premier fully integrated provider of custom labels to the North American wine and spirits market." In July of this year, the corporation completed the acquisitions of LabelOne Connect in Beaverton, OR, USA and Bonham Label in Livermore, CA, USA.
User can choose from predefined label templates or define custom labels as required.
The center will provide regional distribution of high-performance custom labels, UL/CSA labels, short run and long run labels, and diecut adhesives and protective films.
LabelOne Connect has been an industry leader in printing high-quality pressure sensitive custom labels since 1983.
Consolidated Label Company, a leading manufacturer of custom labels in Sanford, FL, USA, has added two new printing presses to its manufacturing operations to satisfy increases in label demand.