What is the difference between Baton and Button?




What is the difference between Baton and Button? :


Baton :

(
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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