Definition (noun): a brief description given for purposes of identification

Example: the label modern is applied to many different kinds of architecture

Definition (noun): trade name of a company that produces musical recordings

Example: the artists and repertoire department of a recording label is responsible for finding new talent

Definition (noun): a radioactive isotope that is used in a compound in order to trace the mechanism of a chemical reaction

Definition (noun): an identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object

Definition (verb): assign a label to; designate with a label

Example: These students were labelled `learning disabled’

Definition (verb): attach a tag or label to

Example: label these bottles

Definition (verb): pronounce judgment on

Example: They labeled him unfit to work here

Definition (verb): distinguish (as a compound or molecule) by introducing a labeled atom

Definition (verb): distinguish (an element or atom) by using a radioactive isotope or an isotope of unusual mass for tracing through chemical reactions

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