push-button


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

push·but·ton

 (po͝osh′bŭt′n)
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.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

push′ but`ton


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

push′-but`ton



adj.
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.]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Translations

push-button

[ˈpʊʃˌbʌtn]
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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

push-button

[ˈpʊʃˌbʌtn] adja tastiera
push-button warfare → guerra dei bottoni
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
Nathaniel Letton's hand, creeping toward the push-button on the desk, was abruptly arrested.
Pressing the push-button beside my bed, I strove to hear the sound of the bell, though I well knew it was impossible for the sound to rise three stories to me even if the bell did ring.
Thus, we're pleased to introduce the Qualcomm Smart Headset Development Kit for Amazon (AMZN) Alexa Voice Service, supporting push-button activation for AVS for an Android phone that has the Amazon Alexa App installed...
Auto Business News-July 28, 2016--Mahindra to equip facelift version of XUV500 with push-button start and stop system and passive keyless entry
But with these new push-button starters in cars now, how can you do that?
CHARISMATIC: The push-button cars are not only cheap but also stylish.
But Levemir FlexTouch is the only prefilled insulin delivery device without a push-button extension.
This is the first and only prefilled insulin delivery device with no push-button extension, the company added.
Using push-button lift controls and powered by a single 12-volt battery, the SLNM-63-FF narrow mast stacker offers push-button lift controls, manual push operation, nylon steering and load wheels, and raised heights of 63 and 118 inches.
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) introduced two tiny push-button reset controllers for space-constrained, power-sensitive applications such as pedometers, fitness bands, cell phones and tablets.
A simple push-button user interface built into the SmartBob AO circuitry Is used to configure the settings for each SmartBob AO.