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operated by or as if by push buttons: push-button tuning.
using complex, automated weapons, as long-range missiles, that require only simple initial steps to put them into action: push-button warfare.

1875–80, Americanism

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push button
1.  an electrical switch operated by pressing a button, which closes or opens a circuit
2.  (modifier) push-button
 a.  operated by a push button: a push-button radio
 b.  initiated as simply as by pressing a button: push-button warfare

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Example sentences
Remote sensors or a manual push button shoots the net up from a two-inch-wide recess in the ground in as little as three seconds.
The software will get your newly created, push button cash websites free traffic.
Ceilings and walls will glow softly, and in a variety of colors that will change at the touch of a push button.
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