volume label

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volume label

[′väl·yəm ‚lā·bəl]
(computer science)
A record that contains information about the contents of a particular storage device, usually a disk or magnetic tape, and is written somewhere on that device.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

volume label

(1) A name assigned to a storage unit such as a hard disk, floppy disk or CD-ROM when the disk is first formatted or created. See volume.

(2) An identifying stick-on label attached to the outside of a tape reel or disk cartridge. The label is handwritten or printed for human viewing.

(3) See header label.
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