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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 (someone, something, or oneself) with (something)

1. To imprint, inscribe, or attach 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.
2. To refer to or identify someone or something with a term intended to designate or categorize them or it in some way, especially a negative one. They labeled him with all manner of slurs because of his stance on the issue.
3. To use a particular implement 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 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 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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Aspen Medical Products can centrally control labels and make changes without disruption to print users globally, eliminating weeks from its label approval.
"But if one looks in greater detail at full-wrap labelling with self-adhesive labels, one sees that self-adhesive labels offer signifi cant benefi ts over "linerless" labels, since they increase the efficiency of the labelling process, as well as improving the impression of the packs, thereby optimising their attractiveness at the point of sale," explains Michael Reffke, Product Manager for Labelling Technology and Strategic Product Management at MULTIVAC Marking and Inspection.
"Everything was mapped down to the inch, including our bar code labels. Now, with our new WMS and mobile bar code scanners, we've greatly improved our workflow processes.
* Analytics are Driving Improvements to Labeling Processes: Having access to advanced analytics and real-time reporting provides visibility into constantly changing and vital information, including labels, printers, print jobs, users and audit data.
Label manufacturers are willing to understand the need to serve this market, and it is now made mandatory to include braille labels on pharmaceutical labels.
1 cause of IML scrap--and that's molded scrap, which means you have lost both the label and the part," cautions Bob Travis, president of inkWorks Printing LLC, a supplier of IML labels in Plymouth, Wis.
The two other options are labels produced with clear or white synthetic materials that can be used as label stock and applying a clear gloss or matte lamination on the outside of paper labels.
Epson matte labels are available in both die cut and continuous label rolls.
This allows business partners to deliver compliant labels that are specifically designed to have the attributes, data content, formatting and symbologies needed to improve efficiency, expand productivity, increase competitive advantage and meet customer demands.
It was commissioned due to an increase in demand for digital peel and reveal labels, which CS Labels already produce on an existing machine.
Healthmark Industries has introduced a new labeling system with two-part labels and a premium label gun.
The BSP31 Label Attachment System gives labs the ability to permanently attach labels to tissue cassettes--resulting in more accurate specimen tracking and sample management.