Definition of back button in English:

back button

Syllabification: back but·ton


  • (In a graphical user interface) an icon, typically displaying an arrow pointing to the left, that may be selected in order to to return to the previous page or screen: use the back button on your browser to return to this page
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    • More impressive are the large screen, simple menu system and sensibly-positioned controls, including a handy Back button for skipping between options.
    • Hitting your back button to retreat from the problem will usually just cause more windows to appear.
    • If a visitor has to click or scroll to figure out what your site is about, the only thing they'll click is the back button.

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