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button 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈbətn/,
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buttons, plural;
  1. Fasten (clothing) with buttons
    • - he buttoned up his jacket
  2. Fasten the buttons of a garment being worn by (someone)
    • - he buttoned himself into the raincoat
  3. (of a garment) Be fastened with buttons
    • - a dress that buttons down the front
  4. Stop talking

Noun
  1. A small disk or knob sewn on to a garment, either to fasten it by being pushed through a slit made for the purpose, or for decoration
    • - a blouse with five buttons in front
    • - button thread
  2. A knob on a piece of electrical or electronic equipment that is pressed to operate it

  3. A badge bearing a design or slogan and pinned to the clothing

  4. A small, round object resembling a button
    • - chocolate buttons
  5. A knob fitted to the point of a foil to make it harmless


  1. provide with buttons; "button a shirt"
  2. a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes
  3. push button: an electrical switch operated by pressing; "the elevator was operated by push buttons"; "the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk"
  4. any of various plant parts that resemble buttons
  5. a round flat badge displaying information and suitable for pinning onto a garment; "they passed out campaign buttons for their candidate"
  6. clitoris: a female sexual organ homologous to the penis
  7. In modern clothing and fashion design, a button is small fastener, most commonly made of plastic, but also frequently of seashell, which secures two pieces of fabric together. In archaeology, a button can be a significant artifact. ...
  8. Button (Russiam: Пуговица) is a Soviet animated film directed by Vladimir Tarasov and released by the Soyuzmultfilm studio in 1982.
  9. In computing, a button (sometimes known as a command button or push button) is a user interface element that provides the user a simple way to trigger an event, like searching for a query at a search engine, or to interact with dialog boxes, like confirming an action .
  10. A push-button (also spelled pushbutton) or simply button is a simple switch mechanism for controlling some aspect of a machine or a process. Buttons are typically made out of hard material, usually plastic or metal. ...
  11. Curling is a sport in which players slide stones across a sheet of ice towards a target area. It is related to bowls, boule and shuffleboard.
  12. Button is an English surname of an Old French origin that was introduced after the 1066 Norman Conquest. It is an occupational name for people involved in the manufacture or sale of buttons, derived from the Old French word "bo(u)ton".
  13. A knob or disc that is passed through a loop or (buttonhole), serving as a fastener. [from the mid-13th c. ...
  14. (Buttons) Push piece controls, usually at 2 o"clock and/or 4 o"clock on the dial to control specific functions such as the chronograph or the alarm.
  15. (Buttons) White spots on the belly
  16. (buttons) May refer to cartilage or dorsal processes of the thoracic vertebrae.  Also see cotyledons.
  17. (Buttons) A male programmer splicer, who is nuts for numbers and is eager to pull out your wiring. Found in Minerva's Den.
  18. (Buttons) Advanced is available when the launch definition originates from a Navigator item; it is disabled for definitions originating from a chart point or table row. ...
  19. (Buttons) Graphics that are hyperlinked to other pages within your website or to other websites. They make navigation easier and can be a source of style to your site.
  20. (Buttons) If there are too many buttons in a small space, the ED becomes tedious to use.
  21. (Buttons) Is usually graphic in nature that you "click" or "push" on a web page (similar to a button on a phone).
  22. (Buttons) Objects that, when clicked once, cause something to happen.
  23. (Buttons) Save & Open: Press the Save & Open button when you have entered all of the posting information for this job opening and you are ready to have it post to the State Job Vacancy website.
  24. (Buttons) The grouping of buttons on the tunic is a common way to distinguish between the regiments of Foot Guards. Grenadier Guards' buttons are equally spaced and embossed with the Royal Cypher reversed and interlaced surrounded by the Royal Garter bearing the words of the Regimental motto.
  25. (Buttons) To dream of sewing bright shining buttons on a uniform, betokens to a young woman the warm affection of a fine looking and wealthy partner in marriage. To a youth, it signifies admittance to military honors and a bright career. ...