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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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We are happy to print label samples upon request on both printers and run a cost comparison based on their own label designs so that they can evaluate both printers based on print quality, costs and other important factors."
With its former labeling system, Aspen Medical Products relied on manual lookups and operator entry to designate the country of origin on each product label. This process was time-consuming and error-prone.
Since unprinted upper webs are mostly used on skin packs, the label plays an important role with these packs in distinguishing the product.
But the final issue is how completely did that original label come off the beam?
It also means managing workflow and dynamically printing both labels and packaging artwork.
During selection of best-suited labeling techniques, self-adhesives labels behold higher competency and advantage.
Changing labels requires a change in the CBW system's hold-down plate and robot EOAT, but there's no more need for a new set of label magazines with unique guarding.
Trysk Print Solutions is a Seattle-based label provider that worked with paper manufacturer Wausau Coated Products in Wausau, Wis., to create a stronger wet-strength label.
Epson matte labels are available in both die cut and continuous label rolls.
* Allowing rapid label changes: Today, businesses must be able to respond in a timely fashion to a wide range of customer and regulatory demands.
* Printing text and images onto the actual adhesive, for example on a packaged meat product where the cooking instructions are on the reverse of the 'peel off' label.