Button

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Button

A link to a file on a computer represented by a place the user can click with a mouse. A button may open a program, a directory or almost anything else contained in the computer. It may or may not be positioned on the desktop.
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You might go to a "money machine" (an ATM look-alike) and press buttons that transfer $100 from one of your accounts to one of my accounts.
The user interface was optimized for safe driving with the ability to issue command after command without the need to hold the phone or press buttons repeatedly.
Its a great, age-appropriate prop for role-playing that helps children explore concepts of cause and effect as they press buttons and are rewarded with fun lights and sounds.
The Wii has a wireless wand-like remote control that can be used to play so-called "active" computer games, which require gamers to do more than simply press buttons.
When it took him one minute and six seconds to get past an automated menu inviting him to press buttons for different options, he lost his temper.
For old technophobes like me who still prefer to change channels by getting up to press buttons on the TV, the iPhone is pure science fiction 'beam me up Scotty' magic.
The application allows them to view the information from their device's home screen, without having to press buttons, use menus or visit WAP sites.