push-button switch


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push-button switch

[′pu̇sh ¦bət·ən ′swich]
(electricity)
A master switch that is operated by finger pressure on the end of an operating button.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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