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Noun
  1. A small ticket or sign giving information about something to which it is attached or intended to be attached.
  2. A name given to something or someone to categorise them as part of a particular social group.
  3. (music) A company that sells records.
  4. (computing) A user-defined alias for a numerical designation, the reverse of an enumeration.
  5. (computing) A named place in source code that can be jumped to using a GOTO or equivalent construct.
  6. (heraldry) A charge resembling the strap crossing the horse’s chest from which pendants are hung.
  7. (obsolete) A tassel.
  8. A piece of writing added to something, such as a codicil appended to a will.
  9. A brass rule with sights, formerly used with a circumferentor to take altitudes.
  10. (architecture) The projecting moulding by the sides, and over the tops, of openings in mediaeval architecture.
  11. In mediaeval art, the representation of a band or scroll containing an inscription.
Verb
  1. (transitive) To put a label (a ticket or sign) on (something).
  2. (transitive) To give a label to (someone or something) in order to categorise that person or thing.
  3. (biochemistry) To replace specific atoms by their isotope in order to track the presence or movement of this isotope through a reaction, metabolic pathway or cell.
  4. (biochemistry) To add a detectable substance, either transiently or permanently, to a biological substance in order to track the presence of the label-substance combination either in situ or in vitro
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