A strip of paper or other substrate which can be attached—typically with some form of adhesive—to another surface for purposes of identification. A label can be face-cut label, laid-in label, pressure-sensitive label, gummed label, punched-out label, roll label, sheet label, split-top label, tamper proof label, tarnish proof label, Cheshire label, coated one-side label, north-south label, or transparent label.

[One or more characters, within or attached to a set of data, that contains information about the set, including its identification.

A set of symbols or a name used to identify or describe an item, record, message, file, or storage address.

An identification written electronically at the beginning of a magnetic tape to describe its content or name.]

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