n.1.A knob; a small ball; a small, roundish mass.
2.A catch, of various forms and materials, used to fasten together the different parts of dress, by being attached to one part, and passing through a slit, called a buttonhole, in the other; - used also for ornament.
3.A bud; a germ of a plant.
4.A piece of wood or metal, usually flat and elongated, turning on a nail or screw, to fasten something, as a door.
5.A globule of metal remaining on an assay cupel or in a crucible, after fusion.
Button hook
a hook for catching a button and drawing it through a buttonhole, as in buttoning boots and gloves.
Button shell
(Zool.) a small, univalve marine shell of the genus Rotella.
Button snakeroot
a - (Bot.) The American composite genus Liatris, having rounded buttonlike heads of flowers.
b - An American umbelliferous plant with rigid, narrow leaves, and flowers in dense heads.
Button tree
(Bot.) a genus of trees (Conocarpus), furnishing durable timber, mostly natives of the West Indies.
To hold by the button
to detain in conversation to weariness; to bore; to buttonhole.
v. t.1.To fasten with a button or buttons; to inclose or make secure with buttons; - often followed by up.
[imp. & p. p. Buttoned ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Buttoning ( ).]
2.To dress or clothe.
v. i.1.To be fastened by a button or buttons; as, the coat will not button.
Noun1.Buttonbutton - a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes
2.Buttonbutton - an electrical switch operated by pressing a button; "the elevator was operated by push buttons"; "the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk"
Synonyms: push button, push
3.button - any of various plant parts that resemble buttons
4.button - a female sexual organ homologous to the penis
Synonyms: clit, clitoris
Verb1.button - provide with buttons; "button a shirt"
2.button - fasten with buttons; "button the dress"
unbutton - undo the buttons of; "unbutton the shirt"
1.(electronics)button - push-button.
2.(operating system)button - A graphical representation of an electrical push-button appearing as part of a graphical user interface. Moving the mouse pointer over the graphical button and pressing one of the physical mouse buttons starts some software action such as closing a window or deleting a file.

See also radio button.
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buttermilk pancake
butternut squash
butternut tree
Buttery hatch
Butting joint
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Button ear
button fern
button hole
Button hook
button mangrove
button pink
button quail
Button shell
button snakeroot
button tree
button up
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