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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 but·ton /ˈbʌtṇ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 but·ton /ˈbətṇ/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 But·ton, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Buttoned p. pr. & vb. n. Buttoning ]
 1. To fasten with a button or buttons; to inclose or make secure with buttons; -- often followed by up.
    He was a tall, fat, long-bodied man, buttoned up to the throat in a tight green coat.   --Dickens.
 2. To dress or clothe. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 But·ton, v. i. To be fastened by a button or buttons; as, the coat will not button.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 But·ton 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. Bot. (a) 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through
      2: 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" [syn: push button,
      3: any of various plant parts that resemble buttons
      4: a female sexual organ homologous to the penis [syn: clitoris,
      v 1: provide with buttons; "button a shirt"
      2: fasten with buttons; "button the dress" [ant: unbutton]