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    Different definitions of the word "key"

    Hello! I have the question.
    Does the word "key" have the meaning of button?
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    Re: Different definitions of the word "key"

    Welcome to the forum, Elizaveta.

    Have you found a context in which 'key' might mean 'button'? I can't think of one.

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    Re: Different definitions of the word "key"

    "Push the escape button" is not unheard of.

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    Re: Different definitions of the word "key"

    Just the other day I complimented a young student of my former piano teacher by saying "Lots of people can push the buttons at the right time. Not very many can make it music."

    However, I was speaking metaphorically. Piano keys are not normally called buttons.
    I am not a teacher.

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