- noun a piece of information attached to something that gives information about it
- An item, name, image, or symbol which serves to identify something. For instance, a name or code which is assigned to a computer file, data element, program, subroutine, instruction, variable, storage location, or storage medium. Another example is an adhesive paper which describes the content of the tape or disk it is adhered to. Also, to identify by using such a label.
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