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Definition of Button

Button

  1. A knob; a small ball; a small, roundish mass.
  2. A catch, of various forms and materials, used to fasten together the different parts of dress, by being attached to one part, and passing through a slit, called a buttonhole, in the other; -- used also for ornament.
  3. A bud; a germ of a plant.
  4. A piece of wood or metal, usually flat and elongated, turning on a nail or screw, to fasten something, as a door.
  5. A globule of metal remaining on an assay cupel or in a crucible, after fusion.
  6. To fasten with a button or buttons; to inclose or make secure with buttons; -- often followed by up.
  7. To dress or clothe.
  8. To be fastened by a button or buttons; as, the coat will not button.
  9. Alt. of evil

Button Quotations

Yes, we need euthanasia, for certain cases where people are in comas or too immobile to even press a button.
Jack Kevorkian

If you die in an elevator, be sure to push the Up button.
Sam Levenson

Deeper fulfilment is rather different from the happiness of seeing a good film or watching your team win at football, and it doesn't come at the push of a button.
Geoff Mulgan

God is not a cosmic bellboy for whom we can press a button to get things.
Harry Emerson Fosdick

You'd just be amazed what people will do. You really would. And not crazy people. Ostensibly normal people. When the right person touches the right button in someone, you can get them to do almost anything.
Annie Parisse
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Button Translations

button in Danish is knap
button in Dutch is dichtknopen
button in Finnish is nappi
button in German is Knopf, Knopf, Taste
button in Hungarian is gomb
button in Italian is bottone, tasto
button in Norwegian is knapp
button in Portuguese is tecla
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