[ US /ˈɹɪvət/ ]
[ UK /ɹˈɪvɪt/ ]
  1. direct one's attention on something
    Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies
  2. hold (someone's attention)
    The discovery of the skull riveted the paleontologists
  3. fasten with a rivet or rivets
  1. heavy pin having a head at one end and the other end being hammered flat after being passed through holes in the pieces that are fastened together
  2. ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)
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How To Use rivet In A Sentence

  • Richard Harris delivers a riveting portrayal of Captain Tyreen.
  • Made chiefly from riveted stainless steel and copper sheeting, these free-standing works are occasionally complemented with wood.
  • It reduces engine shudder and powers the moving parts much more efficiently, being directly connected to the drivetrain. The Sun
  • The compact dimensions of the system means minimum impact on interior space and the design of the drivetrain is surprisingly simple but highly efficient.
  • It's even better when the story is riveting from the get-go and manages to ramp up the tension with each chapter. My Five: Books on my Unofficial Summer Reading List
  • This building also repaired tenders in steam days; a much taller section of the roof allowed boilers to be stood on end for riveting.
  • A bonded joint has very good shear strength, but not so good resistance to being pulled or torn apart; riveting is the familiar answer.
  • Public attention was riveted on this topic on both sides on the Atlantic.
  • Winter had been long months in riveting them, and not in a day were they to be broken, not even by the thunderbolt of spring. Chapter VIII
  • The gun is inside a barrel in the Rivet City Marketplace.
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