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 for push button
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Push button \Push button\ (Elec.)
     A simple device, resembling a button in form, so arranged
     that pushing it closes an electric circuit, as of an electric
     bell; -- called also button.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  push button
      n 1: an electrical switch operated by pressing; "the elevator
           was operated by push buttons"; "the push beside the bed
           operated a buzzer at the desk" [syn: push button, push,
           button]

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