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Label vs. Brand

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Labelnoun

A small ticket or sign giving information about something to which it is attached or intended to be attached.

‘We laughed at her because the label was still on her new sweater.’; ‘The label says this silk scarf should not be washed in the washing machine.’; ‘Although the label priced this poster at three pounds, I got it for two.’;

Brandnoun

A conflagration; a flame.

Labelnoun

A name given to something or someone to categorise them as part of a particular social group.

‘Ever since he started going to the rock club, he's been given the label "waster".’;

Brandnoun

A piece of burning wood or peat, or a glowing cinder.

‘To burn something to brands and ashes.’;

Labelnoun

(music) A company that sells records.

‘The label signed the band after hearing a demo tape.''’;

Brandnoun

A torch used for signaling.

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Labelnoun

(computing) A user-defined alias for a numerical designation, the reverse of an enumeration.

‘Storage devices can be given by label or ID.’;

Brandnoun

(archaic) A sword.

Labelnoun

(computing) A named place in source code that can be jumped to using a GOTO or equivalent construct.

Brandnoun

A mark or scar made by burning with a hot iron, especially to mark cattle or to classify the contents of a cask.

Labelnoun

(heraldry) A charge resembling the strap crossing the horse’s chest from which pendants are hung.

Brandnoun

A branding iron.

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Labelnoun

(obsolete) A tassel.

Brandnoun

The symbolic identity, represented by a name and/or a logo, which indicates a certain product or service to the public.

Labelnoun

A piece of writing added to something, such as a codicil appended to a will.

Brandnoun

A specific product, service, or provider so distinguished.

‘Some brands of breakfast cereal contain a lot of sugar.’;

Labelnoun

A brass rule with sights, formerly used with a circumferentor to take altitudes.

Brandnoun

(by extension) Any specific type or variety of something; a distinct style or manner.

‘I didn't appreciate his particular brand of flattery.’; ‘New Orleans brand sausage’;

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Labelnoun

(architecture) The projecting moulding by the sides, and over the tops, of openings in mediaeval architecture.

Brandnoun

The public image or reputation and recognized, typical style of an individual or group.

Labelnoun

In mediaeval art, the representation of a band or scroll containing an inscription.

Brandnoun

A mark of infamy; stigma.

Labelverb

(transitive) To put a label (a ticket or sign) on (something).

‘The shop assistant labeled all the products in the shop.’;

Brandnoun

Any minute fungus producing a burnt appearance in plants.

Labelverb

(ditransitive) To give a label to (someone or something) in order to categorise that person or thing.

‘He's been unfairly labeled as a cheat, although he's only ever cheated once.’;

Brandverb

(transitive) To burn the flesh with a hot iron, either as a marker (for criminals, slaves etc.) or to cauterise a wound.

‘When they caught him, he was branded and then locked up.’;

Labelverb

(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.

Brandverb

(transitive) To mark (especially cattle) with a brand as proof of ownership.

‘The ranch hands had to brand every new calf by lunchtime.’;

Labelverb

(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

Brandverb

(transitive) To make an indelible impression on the memory or senses.

‘Her face is branded upon my memory.’;

Labelnoun

A tassel.

Brandverb

(transitive) To stigmatize, label (someone).

‘He was branded a fool by everyone that heard his story.’;

Labelnoun

A slip of silk, paper, parchment, etc., affixed to anything, and indicating, usually by an inscription, the contents, ownership, destination, etc.; as, the label of a bottle or a package.

Brandverb

To associate a product or service with a trademark or other name and related images.

‘They branded the new detergent "Suds-O", with a nature scene inside a green O on the muted-colored recycled-cardboard box.’;

Labelnoun

A slip of ribbon, parchment, etc., attached to a document to hold the appended seal; also, the seal.

Brandnoun

A burning piece of wood; or a stick or piece of wood partly burnt, whether burning or after the fire is extinct.

‘Snatching a live brand from a wigwam, Mason threw it on a matted roof.’;

Labelnoun

A writing annexed by way of addition, as a codicil added to a will.

Brandnoun

A sword, so called from its glittering or flashing brightness.

‘Paradise, so late their happy seat,Waved over by that flaming brand.’;

Labelnoun

A barrulet, or, rarely, a bendlet, with pendants, or points, usually three, especially used as a mark of cadency to distinguish an eldest or only son while his father is still living.

Brandnoun

A mark made by burning with a hot iron, as upon a cask, to designate the quality, manufacturer, etc., of the contents, or upon an animal, to designate ownership; - also, a mark for a similar purpose made in any other way, as with a stencil. Hence, figurately: Quality; kind; grade; as, a good brand of flour.

Labelnoun

A brass rule with sights, formerly used, in connection with a circumferentor, to take altitudes.

Brandnoun

A mark put upon criminals with a hot iron. Hence: Any mark of infamy or vice; a stigma.

‘The brand of private vice.’;

Labelnoun

The name now generally given to the projecting molding by the sides, and over the tops, of openings in mediæval architecture. It always has a square form, as in the illustration.

Brandnoun

An instrument to brand with; a branding iron.

Labelnoun

In mediæval art, the representation of a band or scroll containing an inscription.

Brandnoun

Any minute fungus which produces a burnt appearance in plants. The brands are of many species and several genera of the order Pucciniæi.

Labelverb

To affix a label to; to mark with a name, etc.; as, to label a bottle or a package.

Brandverb

To burn a distinctive mark into or upon with a hot iron, to indicate quality, ownership, etc., or to mark as infamous (as a convict).

Labelverb

To affix in or on a label.

Brandverb

To put an actual distinctive mark upon in any other way, as with a stencil, to show quality of contents, name of manufacture, etc.

Labelnoun

a brief description given for purposes of identification;

‘the label Modern is applied to many different kinds of architecture’;

Brandverb

Fig.: To fix a mark of infamy, or a stigma, upon.

‘The Inquisition branded its victims with infamy.’; ‘There were the enormities, branded and condemned by the first and most natural verdict of common humanity.’;

Labelnoun

trade name of a company that produces musical recordings;

‘the artists and repertoire department of a recording label is responsible for finding new talent’;

Brandverb

To mark or impress indelibly, as with a hot iron.

‘As if it were branded on my mind.’;

Labelnoun

a radioactive isotope that is used in a compound in order to trace the mechanism of a chemical reaction

Brandnoun

a name given to a product or service

Labelnoun

an identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object

Brandnoun

a recognizable kind;

‘there's a new brand of hero in the movies now’; ‘what make of car is that?’;

Labelverb

assign a label to; designate with a label;

‘These students were labelled `learning disabled'’;

Brandnoun

identification mark on skin, made by burning

Labelverb

attach a tag or label to;

‘label these bottles’;

Brandnoun

a piece of wood that has been burned or is burning

Labelverb

pronounce judgment on;

‘They labeled him unfit to work here’;

Brandnoun

a symbol of disgrace or infamy;

‘And the Lord set a mark upon Cain’;

Labelverb

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

Brandnoun

a cutting or thrusting weapon with a long blade

Labelverb

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

Brandverb

burn with a branding iron to indicate ownership; of animals

Label

A label (as distinct from signage) is a piece of paper, plastic film, cloth, metal, or other material affixed to a container or product, on which is written or printed information or symbols about the product or item. Information printed directly on a container or article can also be considered labelling.

Brandverb

to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful;

‘He denounced the government action’; ‘She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock’;

Brandverb

mark or expose as infamous;

‘She was branded a loose woman’;

Brandnoun

a type of product manufactured by a particular company under a particular name

‘a new brand of soap powder’;

Brandnoun

a brand name

‘it takes a long time to build a brand’; ‘the firm will market computer software under its own brand’;

Brandnoun

a particular identity or image regarded as an asset

‘you can still invent your own career, be your own brand’;

Brandnoun

a particular type or kind of something

‘they entertained millions with their inimitable brand of comedy’;

Brandnoun

an identifying mark burned on livestock or (especially in former times) criminals or slaves with a branding iron

‘the brand on a sheep identifies it as mine’;

Brandnoun

a branding iron.

Brandnoun

a habit or quality that causes someone public shame or disgrace

‘the brand of Paula's dipsomania’;

Brandnoun

a piece of burning or smouldering wood

‘he took two burning brands from the fire’;

Brandnoun

a sword.

Brandverb

mark with a branding iron

‘the seller had branded the animal with his grandfather's name’; ‘regulations concerning the branding, movement, and sale of cattle’;

Brandverb

mark indelibly

‘an ointment that branded her with unsightly violet-coloured splotches’; ‘he had a look of unabashed power that only years of experience could brand on to a man's face’;

Brandverb

mark out as having a particular bad or shameful quality

‘she was branded a liar’; ‘anyone who says anything bad about the country is branded as a traitor’;

Brandverb

assign a brand name to.

Brandverb

the promotion of a particular product or company by means of advertising and distinctive design

‘what is missing in travel and tourism marketing is the heavy and effective branding used in other consumer industries’;

Brand

A brand is a name, term, design, symbol or any other feature that identifies one seller's good or service as distinct from those of other sellers. Brands are used in business, marketing, and advertising for recognition and, importantly, to create and store value as brand equity for the object identified, to the benefit of the brand's customers, its owners and shareholders.

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