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push-button

(electronics)
A roughly fingertip-sized plastic cover attached to a spring-loaded, normally-open switch, which, when pressed, closes the switch. Typical examples are the keys on a computer or calculator keyboard and mouse buttons.
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The throttle carries a four-way ``hat'' switch and four push-buttons, all convenient to the fingers and thumb as they rest on the sliding throttle grip.
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