- a young or undeveloped mushroom.
- any protuberant part of a fungus.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms for button
- Also button one's lip. to become or keep silent.
- to fasten securely; close up: Within a short time, everything on the submarine was buttoned up.
- to fasten fully or put on, especially an outer garment: Button up before going out.
- to complete successfully; finish: The report is all buttoned up.
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Definition for button (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for button
Preschoolers press the buttons on the head of the Fisher Price Code 'n Learn Kinderbot to tell the machine to carry out basic movements, like rolling forward.
When it comes to a speedy camera launch, most Android phones let you double-tap the power button to launch the camera.Get around your phone more quickly than you already are|David Nield|September 16, 2020|Popular Science
Apple chose to put the button on top so that the iPad Air’s display could “extend to all sides,” Legros said.Apple debuts its new iPad and iPad Air during its ‘Time Flies’ event|jonathanvanian2015|September 15, 2020|Fortune
Choose the frozen program and click on the End Task button in the bottom right.Make online classes easier with these laptop shortcuts|Sandra Gutierrez G.|September 15, 2020|Popular Science
A revised iPad Air, which typically starts at $500, will follow the iPad Pro models and Apple’s phones in ditching the home button.
There is a disconnect, which allows for some distance between his actions and your button presses.I Felt Like Showering After the First-Person Sex in ‘Grand Theft Auto’|Alec Kubas-Meyer|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Among them were some horrifying images of severe damage to nasal tissue caused by a child lodging a button battery in her nose.Kids Eat the Darndest Things: Laundry Pods, Teething Necklaces, and More Of The Weirdest Stuff Sending Kids to the E.R.|Russell Saunders|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They push the “war on women” button, and a couple of others, like Social Security, which I discussed yesterday.
You throw the last piece into the elevator itself and hit the button marked LOBBY.The Stacks: Pete Dexter on What It’s Like to Lose the Knack of Having Fun|Pete Dexter|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead of pushing the cup against a mechanical lever, users push a “button” on a touchscreen.
In the porch he paused a moment, to draw on his woollen gloves, and button his great coat, and for something besides.Gifts of Genius|Various
The red robot pushed a button on the wall before beginning the massage.Manners of the Age|Horace Brown Fyfe
She raised the glove that she had been nervously swinging back and forth, and bit hard upon the button of it.A Chance Acquaintance|W. D. Howells
"Yes, the wooden rim of the button," replied Muller, telling the truth this time.The Lamp That Went Out|Augusta Groner
The neck, or collet, of the button is japanned after being stamped and cut.
British Dictionary definitions for button
Derived forms of buttonbuttoner, nounbuttonless, adjectivebuttony, adjective
Word Origin for button
Medical definitions for button
Idioms and Phrases with button
In addition to the idioms beginning with button
- button one's lip
- button up
- cute as a button
- have all one's buttons
- on the button
- push (press) someone's buttons
- push the panic button