pushbutton

Definitions

Computing

  • adjective which works by pressing on a button

Electronics

  • A knob, disk, or the like, which is pressed to activate or operate a circuit, device, component, machine, and so on. For instance, a pushbutton may be pressed to activate an electric circuit. A pushbutton may also be virtual, as seen when a computer mouse presses such a button onscreen by clicking the mouse. Also spelled push-button. Also called button (1).
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