Definition of push-button in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpʊʃbʌt(ə)n/


[usually as modifier]
A button that is pushed to operate an electrical device: a push-button telephone
More example sentences
  • There is an electronic, push-button steering lock - Bentley owners are, it seems, too posh to push.
  • With the luxury of push-button devices, DJs and truck-borne musicians increased music speed on demand or at will.
  • There are no dials, it's a push-button thing: push for on/off or to change the radio station or turn the volume up or down.

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