What is the difference between Baton and Button?
What is the difference between Baton and Button? :
( 1 ) Short thin stick used by the conductor of a band or orchestra
The music director’s baton is a rhythmic tool.
( 2 ) Short stick that indicates a certain rank
It is a Field-Marshall baton.
( 3 ) Short stick carried and handed on in a relay race
Queen’s baton went round the common wealth countries before the games commenced.
Button : (noun)
( 1 ) Knob or disc made of wood, metal, etc. sewn onto a garment as a fastener or an ornament
He bought twenty trouser buttons.
( 2 ) Small knob that is pressed to operate a doorbell - a switch on a machine and so on
Which button do I press to turn the radio on?
Button : (verb)
( 1 ) Fasten something with button
Please button your shirt.
( 2 ) Be fastened with buttons
This dress buttons at the back.
( 3 ) Complete something successfully
This contact should be buttoned up by tomorrow.
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