push button


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push button

an electrical switch operated by pressing a button, which closes or opens a circuit
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

push button

[′pu̇sh ‚bət·ən]
(computer science)
A small rectangle on a graphical user interface whose selection initiates immediate action.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

push button

A device in an electric circuit consisting of a button that must be pressed to activate or disconnect the circuit.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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