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n. also push button
A small button that activates an electric circuit when pushed.
adj. also push-but·ton (po͝osh′bŭt′n)
Equipped with or operated by a pushbutton.

push′ but`ton

a button or knob that opens or closes an electric circuit when depressed or released.
[1875–80, Amer.]


1. operated by or as if by push buttons: push-button tuning.
2. utilizing devices that can be easily activated from a distant location: push-button warfare.
[1875–80, Amer.]


A. Npulsador m, botón m (de control )
B. CPDde mando de botón
with push-button controlcon mando de botón
push-button warfare Nguerra f a control remoto


[ˈpʊʃˌbʌtn] adja tastiera
push-button warfare → guerra dei bottoni
References in classic literature ?
Nathaniel Letton's hand, creeping toward the push-button on the desk, was abruptly arrested.
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