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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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Members of this pretend Parliament (whoare paid a salary of about pounds 250,000 per year)may,if they are lucky,be allocated 90 seconds to read a prepared speech prior to pressing buttons to vote up to 400 times in an hour and a half, mostly about issues which they have no knowledge of.
Touch-sensitive strips across the bottom let you turn pages the same way as thumbing through a novel, rather than pressing buttons or using a clumsy scroll-wheel.
Visitors can bring the robots to life by pressing buttons and winding handles, as senior curator Alison Plumridge is doing (above).
Viewers of ITV Digital and owners of digital TV sets will be able to answer questions by pressing buttons on their remote controls
Between September 1996 and March 1997, four terminally ill people self- administered a lethal dose of drugs by pressing buttons on a computer keypad attached to a syringe.
Allan Walsh of New Jersey, an electrical engineer, first proposed that House members record their votes by pressing buttons and lighting up an electrified tote board.
Sounds are produced by pressing buttons - and when Pooh is supposed to say "Oh bother" it becomes "Oh b***r".
After presentation of a sound pair, volunteers signaled which combination they had heard by pressing buttons strapped to their thighs.
A smart key system is a convenience feature that allows the vehicle owner to unlock (smart entry) and start (smart start) their vehicle without using a mechanical key, and without pressing buttons on a remote control keyfob.