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push button

an electrical switch operated by pressing a button, which closes or opens a circuit

push button

[′pu̇sh ‚bət·ən]
(computer science)
A small rectangle on a graphical user interface whose selection initiates immediate action.

push button

A device in an electric circuit consisting of a button that must be pressed to activate or disconnect the circuit.
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OTTO's portfolio includes sealed and lighted high performance, snap action, rocker, pushbuttons and toggles as well as commercial and military control grips and Hall effect technology joysticks.
The two-day Pushbutton Summit will bring together world-class industry and technology leaders, entrepreneurs, students and community executives and will recognize the successes of Utah's digital media business, increase understanding and promote support needed to start and grow these businesses.
The Pushbutton Summit is being held at the Rose Wagner Theater in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah on March 9-10, 2010.
LP15 Illuminated pushbutton switches feature multiple LED colors, custom marking options on the caps, and different cap sizes.
It's an exciting time in the state and the Pushbutton Summit will hopefully influence other leaders in the industry to come to Utah.
The units accept contact open/close signals from any external pushbutton switch to control the sharing function and supply output signals indicating whether the switch is in the A or B position.
The 30,000-cycle life expectancy makes the pushbutton devices ideal for telecom, industrial, medical, automotive, and consumer electronics applications.
PushGate is a unique pushbutton that employs the simple combination of a metal actuator and a magnet.
com)-- C&K Components, a leading international supplier of pushbutton switches, tact switches, toggle and rocker switches, and smart card interconnect devices, has developed a series of rugged pushbutton switches.
PHOENIX, April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Duraswitch PushGate(R) pushbutton technology will be on display in the Marks USA booth (booth 21104) at ISC West 2005, held April 6-8 in Las Vegas.
The user can program the Cryo-Temp for an immediate start, delayed start up to 30 days or pushbutton start.