1. push-button.

<operating system>

2. 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.

Last updated: 1997-07-07

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