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button

US [ˈbʌt(ə)n]
UK ['bʌt(ə)n]
  • n.纽扣;扣子;(机器的)按钮;(电脑屏幕上的)按键
  • v.扣…的纽扣;用纽扣扣上
  • Web钮扣;按钮控件;按钮对象
Plural Form:buttons  Present Participle:buttoning  Past Tense:buttoned  
button
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n.
— see also
belly button
1.
纽扣;扣子a small round piece of metal, plastic, etc. that is sewn onto a piece of clothing and used for fastening two parts together
to do up/undo your buttons
系上╱解开扣子
to button/unbutton your buttons
系上╱解开扣子
to sew on a button
缝上扣子
shirt buttons
衬衫的纽扣
2.
(机器的)按钮a small part of a machine that you press to make it work
the play/stop/rewind button
播放键;停止键;倒带键
Adam pressed a button and waited for the lift.
亚当按了一个按钮,然后等着乘坐电梯。
Choose ‘printer’ from the menu and click with the right mouse button.
从菜单上选取“打印机”,然后点击鼠标右键。
The windows slide down at the touch of a button .
按一下开关,窗玻璃便降下来。
3.
(电脑屏幕上的)按键a small area on a computer screen that you click on to make it do sth
Click on the back button to go back to the previous screen.
点击返回键,回到上一屏幕。
4.
(尤指印有信息的)徽章a badge , especially one with a message printed on it
IDM
We arrived at 4 o'clock on the button.
我们在 4 点钟准时到达。
You're on the button there!
那让你说中了!
on the button
准时;正好at exactly the right time or at the exact time mentioned
We arrived at 4 o'clock on the button.
我们在 4 点钟准时到达。
精确;准确;确切exactly right
You're on the button there!
那让你说中了!
a new satirical comedy show that pushes all the right buttons
一出新的极尽搞笑之能事的讽刺喜剧
push all the (right) buttons
(informal)
做得面面俱到以讨好人to do exactly the right things to please sb
a new satirical comedy show that pushes all the right buttons
一出新的极尽搞笑之能事的讽刺喜剧
I've known him for years, but I still don't know what pushes his buttons.
我已认识他多年,可还是摸不透他的脾气。
push sbs buttons
(informal)
使有所反应(无论是积极或消极的)to make sb react in either a positive or a negative way
I've known him for years, but I still don't know what pushes his buttons.
我已认识他多年,可还是摸不透他的脾气。
v.
1.
[t]
~ sth (up)
扣…的纽扣to fasten sth with buttons
She hurriedly buttoned (up) her blouse.
她急忙扣好衬衫。
2.
[i]
~ (up)
用纽扣扣上to be fastened with buttons
The dress buttons (up) at the back.
这件连衣裙是从后背系扣的。
IDM
button it!
(informal)
闭嘴;住口used to tell sb rudely to be quiet

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