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Meaning of BUTTON

Pronunciation:  'butn

 
Matching Terms:  buttock, buttocks, button fern, button hole, button mangrove, button pink, button quail, button snakeroot, button tree, button up, buttonball, buttonbush, button-down, buttoned, buttoned-down, buttoned-up, buttonhole, buttonhole stitch, buttonhook, buttonlike, buttonmold, buttonquail, buttons, buttonweed, buttonwood, buttony

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 Definition: 

1. push-button.

2. A graphical representation of an electrical push-button appearing as part of a graphical user interface. Moving the mouse pointer over the graphical button and pressing one of the physical mouse buttons starts some software action such as closing a window or deleting a file.

See also radio button.

 
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