Associations to the word «Button»

Pictures for the word «Button»


BUTTON, noun. A knob or disc that is passed through a loop or (buttonhole), serving as a fastener. [from the mid-13th c.]
BUTTON, noun. A mechanical device meant to be pressed with a finger in order to open or close an electric circuit or to activate a mechanism.
BUTTON, noun. (graphical user interface) An on-screen control that can be selected as an activator of an attached function.
BUTTON, noun. (US) A badge worn on clothes, fixed with a pin through the fabric.
BUTTON, noun. (botany) A bud.
BUTTON, noun. (slang) The clitoris.
BUTTON, noun. (curling) The center (bullseye) of the house.
BUTTON, noun. (fencing) The soft circular tip at the end of a foil.
BUTTON, noun. (poker) A plastic disk used to represent the person in last position in a poker game; also dealer's button.
BUTTON, noun. (poker) The player who is last to act after the flop, turn and river, who possesses the button.
BUTTON, noun. A raised pavement marker to further indicate the presence of a pavement marking painted stripe.
BUTTON, noun. (South Africa) (slang) A methaqualone tablet (used as a recreational drug).
BUTTON, noun. A piece of wood or metal, usually flat and elongated, turning on a nail or screw, to fasten something, such as a door.
BUTTON, noun. A globule of metal remaining on an assay cupel or in a crucible, after fusion.
BUTTON, noun. A knob; a small ball; a small, roundish mass.
BUTTON, noun. A small white blotch on a cat's coat.
BUTTON, noun. (UK) (archaic) A unit of length equal to 1/12 of an inch.
BUTTON, verb. (transitive) To fasten with a button. [from the late 14th c.]
BUTTON, verb. (intransitive) To be fastened by a button or buttons.
BUTTON, proper noun. A surname​.
BUTTON ACCORDION, noun. An accordion with a keyboard in the form of series of buttons.
BUTTON ACCORDIONS, noun. Plural of button accordion
BUTTON CELL, noun. A small coin cell
BUTTON EAR, noun. A dog's ear that falls forward and completely hides the inside.
BUTTON MAN, noun. A contract killer; a professional assassin.
BUTTON MASHING, noun. (video games) The act of repeatedly pressing random buttons on a video game controller in hopes of executing attacks and/or other various motions found in video games.
BUTTON MASHING, verb. Present participle of button mash
BUTTON MEN, noun. Plural of button man
BUTTON MUSHROOM, noun. Agaricus bisporus, the white or common mushroom.
BUTTON MUSHROOMS, noun. Plural of button mushroom
BUTTON NOSE, noun. (idiomatic) A nose with a small size and a relatively flat, round shape, usually considered to be dainty or cute in appearance.
BUTTON NOSE, noun. (idiomatic) A person having such a nose.
BUTTON ONE'S LIP, verb. (idiomatic) To remain silent, especially in order to keep a secret or to avoid saying something inappropriate.
BUTTON PUNCH, noun. (construction) indenting two or more thicknesses of metal that are pressed against each other to prevent slippage between the metal.
BUTTON SMUGGLER, noun. A man's tight speedo-like swim trunks where the head of the penis is small and showing in front resembling a button.
BUTTON SMUGGLERS, noun. Plural of button smuggler
BUTTON UP, verb. (transitive) To fasten with a button or buttons.
BUTTON UP, verb. (intransitive) To fasten all the buttons on a coat, or similar item of clothing, to keep warm.
BUTTON UP ONE'S LIP, verb. Alternative form of button one's lip
BUTTON WRINKLEWORT, noun. The plant Rutidosis leptorrhynchoides.

Dictionary definition

BUTTON, noun. A round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes.
BUTTON, noun. An electrical switch operated by pressing; "the elevator was operated by push buttons"; "the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk".
BUTTON, noun. Any of various plant parts that resemble buttons.
BUTTON, noun. A round flat badge displaying information and suitable for pinning onto a garment; "they passed out campaign buttons for their candidate".
BUTTON, noun. A female sexual organ homologous to the penis.
BUTTON, noun. A device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism.
BUTTON, noun. Any artifact that resembles a button.
BUTTON, verb. Provide with buttons; "button a shirt".
BUTTON, verb. Fasten with buttons; "button the dress".

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