a rivet for driving into an inaccessible area, containing an explosive charge detonated after driving to expand the shank on the far side of the hole.
noun 1. welding by means of a controlled explosion that rapidly forces two pieces of metal together.
[ek-spoh] /ˈɛk spoʊ/ noun, plural expos. (often initial capital letter) 1. a world’s fair or international exposition: Expo ’67 in Montreal. 2. any exhibition or show: an annual computer expo. /ˈɛkspəʊ/ noun (pl) -pos 1. short for exposition (sense 3) exposition
[ik-spoh-nuh nt, ek-spoh-nuh nt] /ɪkˈspoʊ nənt, ˈɛk spoʊ nənt/ noun 1. a person or thing that , explains, or interprets: an exponent of modern theory in the arts. 2. a person or thing that is a representative, advocate, type, or symbol of something: Lincoln is an exponent of American democracy. 3. Mathematics. a symbol or […]
[ek-spoh-nen-shuh l, -spuh-] /ˌɛk spoʊˈnɛn ʃəl, -spə-/ adjective 1. of or relating to an exponent or exponents. 2. Mathematics. 3. rising or expanding at a steady and usually rapid rate: a city experiencing exponential growth. noun 4. Mathematics. /ˌɛkspəʊˈnɛnʃəl/ adjective 1. (maths) (of a function, curve, series, or equation) of, containing, or involving one or […]