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label (someone, something, or oneself) as (something)

To assign a particular descriptive category or characterization to someone, something, or oneself. Often used in passive constructions. I wouldn't label myself as a perfectionist by any means, but I do like to make sure I do a job right. He has been labeled as a traitor by the government after releasing classified military documents to the public. It's easy to label flashy cars like that as needless emblems of affluence, but once you get behind the wheel of one, you'll realize how wonderful they actually are to drive.
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label mate

Someone who is a recording artist with the same studio label (as another person). I was a little worried to become label mates with a such a controversial artist, but the extra publicity has actually helped spur sales of our albums as well. The two were label mates for nearly 15 years before becoming a couple.
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label (someone, something, or oneself) with (something)

1. To imprint or inscribe an identifying or descriptive symbol, word, or name on someone or something. Be sure to label any food you keep in the staff fridge with your name so no one else accidentally eats it. They labeled him with all manner of slurs because of his stance on the issue.
2. To use something to imprint or inscribe an identifying symbol, word, or name on someone or something. Even though we all have our own cabinets, he still labels all his food with a black permanent marker. They labeled us with bright neon stamps so the bartenders knew we were old enough to drink.
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label someone or something as something

to designate someone or something as something. She labeled him as an uncouth person. We labeled the committee as a worthless organization.
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label someone or something with something

to mark or identify someone or something with something. They labeled each person who had paid the admission fee with a symbol stamped on the hand. I labeled each book with my name.
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label mate

n. someone who records on the same label (as the speaker). (Record industry.) Frank Duke is my label mate, and we like to get together and gossip about the record industry.
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Headquartered in Germany with Langguth America operating as a wholly owned subsidiary, the company manufactures primary package labelers under the brands wetLAN, moduLAN, selfLAN and hotLAN.
WS Packaging Group-Automated Systems, Santa Barbara, Calif., ( manufactures inline, pressure-sensitive labeling systems as part of a product line that includes custom conveyors, high-speed/high accuracy label heads and case sealers/case labelers. Although "glue-on labels are more cost-effective for high volume labeling applications," according to sales manager Sean Watson, "our product focus is pressure-sensitive applicators."
[the information] is accurate, and that such disclosure is fair in the circumstances and reasonably related to effectuating the purpose of this Act."(16) The agency must provide a manufacturer or private labeler's comments along with the disclosure if the manufacturer or private labeler requests this.
The Ethernet port on the ZE500 printer can be connected to a plant-wide network and/or cloud-based communication system, enabling the labeler to send and receive track-and-trace data and print serialized 2D barcodes and more.
According to Trivelis, the company's old dot-matrix ink jet printers tended to print codes that would blur or bleed, and the print-and-apply labelers experienced extensive downtime, which required workers to hand-apply labels.
Additionally, concerns for set-up, artwork, timelines and the finished product rest on the shoulders of your private labeler. Most companies will have the resources to design dramatic and attractive packaging for you.
This labeler has been designed to apply paper and film labels, including PS, HDPE and OPP, at rates from 50 cpm to 350 cpm."
For smaller offices, the home, and school environments, the NEATO 2000 CD Labeler Kit from Fellowes is an inexpensive way to print labels for CDs, the jewel case liners, and even CD booklets to insert in the liner lids.
MicroVision Development, Carlsbad, Calif., has introduced SureThing CD Labeler, a comprehensive and compatible CD labeling solution that includes everything you need to produce attractive labels for CDs and other media.
NJM, a ProMach brand, introduces the Model 403 Final Touch[TM] Print & Apply Labeler at Healthcare Packaging EXPO, Booth W-703.
According to the company, the 152E Wraparound Labeler has a short delivery time from the HERMA US headquarters in Fairfield, NJ.The machine is built around the H400 Label Applicator, Herma's servo-driven labeling unit capable of achieving speeds of over 500 feet/minute.
The Model 126 Trotter W pressure sensitive labeler is dedicated to wrap-around labeling of round containers and handles up to 150 cpm.
Model 126 Trotter W pressure-sensitive labeler is dedicated to wrap-around labeling of round containers and handles up to 150 cpm.
* BH700 patented Endura shrink process adds the versatility of shrink labeling to any B&H labeler. Provides affordable high-impact packaging and JIT flexibility.
NJM/CLI Packaging Systems International has introduced its Model 337 Commander II Rotary Labeler, designed to ensure labeling accuracy and production flexibility.