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press

 verb: How machines work topic
[transitive, intransitive] to push or squeeze part of a device, etc. in order to make it work press something to press a button/switch/key press something + adj. He pressed the lid firmly shut. (+ adv./prep.) Press here to open. She pressed down hard on the gas pedal.

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