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/ˈsɑl vənt /

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  • button button  /ˈbə tən/ ?  a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes

    button meaning(s) 

    1. (n) a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes
    2. (n) an electrical switch operated by pressing
    3. (n) any of various plant parts that resemble buttons
    4. (n) a round flat badge displaying information and suitable for pinning onto a garment
    5. (n) a female sexual organ homologous to the penis
    6. (n) a device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism
    7. (n) any artifact that resembles a button
    8. (v) provide with buttons
    9. (v) fasten with buttons

    Synonym(s)

    button usage(s)

    1. On the crowded, noisy, littered floor of the New York Stock Exchange, brokers are identified by the big white, oval buttons they wear.
    2. Tap the Yes button, say the name of a person in your phone book, and the call goes through.
  • button fern button fern  fern of New Zealand and Australia having trailing fronds with dark green…
  • button hole button hole  a hole through which buttons are pushed
  • button mangrove button mangrove  evergreen tree or shrub with fruit resembling buttons and yielding…
  • button pink button pink  much-branched pink with flowers in clusters; closely related to sweet William
  • button quail button quail  small quail-like terrestrial bird of southern Eurasia and northern Africa…
  • button snakeroot button snakeroot  coarse prickly perennial eryngo of United States thought to cure rattlesnake…
  • button tree button tree  evergreen tree or shrub with fruit resembling buttons and yielding heavy…
  • button up button up  refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent
  • button-down button-down  unimaginatively conventional
  • button-quail button-quail  small quail-like terrestrial bird of southern Eurasia and northern Africa…
  • button-shaped button-shaped  shaped like a button
  • buttoned buttoned  /ˈbə tənd/ ?  furnished or closed with buttons or something buttonlike
  • buttoned-down buttoned-down  unimaginatively conventional
  • buttoned-up buttoned-up  (British colloquial) not inclined to conversation
  • buttonhole buttonhole  /ˈbə tən ˌhoʊl/ ?  a hole through which buttons are pushed
  • buttonhole stitch buttonhole stitch  a reinforcing looped stitch for edges, as around a buttonhole
  • buttonhook buttonhook  a hook for pulling a button through a buttonhole
  • buttonlike buttonlike  small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button
  • buttonwood buttonwood  very large spreading plane tree of eastern and central North America to Mexico
  • buttony buttony  small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button
  • buttress buttress  /ˈbə trəs/ ?  a support usually of stone or brick; supports the wall of a building
  • buttressed buttressed  /ˈbə trəst/ ?  held up by braces or buttresses
  • buttressing buttressing  /ˈbə trə sɪŋ/ ?  a support usually of stone or brick; supports the wall of…
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