What is button?

  • (verb): Provide with buttons.
    Example: "Button a shirt"
    See also — Additional definitions below


In modern clothing and fashion design, a button is a 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. In the applied arts and in craft, a button can be an example of folk art, studio craft, or even a miniature work of art.

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Button, Button (The Twilight Zone) - Radio
... As the CBS Radio Mystery Theater Presents 15th episode, "The Chinaman Button", was first broadcast January 20, 1974 ...
John Button (campaigner)
... John Button, born in Liverpool, England on 9 February 1944, is a Western Australian who was the victim of a significant miscarriage of justice ... Button was wrongfully convicted of the manslaughter, by vehicle impact, of his girlfriend, Rosemary Anderson, in 1963 ...
Game King-II - Hardware
... The device has an 8-way control pad, 6 buttons on the front of the device, and one button each on the top and bottom ... The control pad and 6 buttons control functionality on the device ... The power button the top controls on/off ...
Jo Jo's Bizarre Adventure (video Game) - Gameplay
... special and super moves, which require the input of button combinations and/or spending accumulated energy, outputted in a power gauge which fills with every attack ... The game uses a simplified 4-button control scheme, consisting of three attacks (light, medium and strong) and a Stand button, which switches the character's stand On and Off (see Stand ...
Lugaru - Gameplay
... are only three context-sensitive action buttons, which puts emphasis on fast-paced action rather than complicated button combos one attack button, a jump button, and a more general crouch-reverse button ...

More definitions of "button":

  • (noun): A round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes.
  • (noun): A female sexual organ homologous to the penis.
    Synonyms: clitoris, clit
  • (noun): Any of various plant parts that resemble buttons.
  • (noun): An electrical switch operated by pressing a button.
    Synonyms: push button, push
  • (verb): Fasten with buttons.
    Example: "Button the dress"

Famous quotes containing the word button:

    What is the life of man! Is it not to shift from side to side?—from sorrow to sorrow?—to button up one cause of vexation!—and unbutton another!
    Laurence Sterne (1713–1768)