a metal pin for passing through holes in two or more plates or pieces to hold them together, usually made with a head at one end, the other end being hammered into a head after insertion.
verb (used with object), riveted, riveting or (especially British) rivetted, rivetting.
to fasten with a rivet or rivets.
to hammer or spread out the end of (a pin, bolt, etc.) in order to form a head and secure something; clinch.
to fasten or fix firmly.
to hold (the eye, attention, etc.) firmly.
a short metal pin for fastening two or more pieces together, having a head at one end, the other end being hammered flat after being passed through holes in the pieces
verb (transitive) -ets, -eting, -eted
to join by riveting
to hammer in order to form into a head
(often passive) to cause to be fixed or held firmly, as in fascinated attention, horror, etc: to be riveted to the spot
noun 1. a resort area along the Mediterranean coast, extending from Saint Tropez, in SE France, to La Spezia, in NW Italy. French Côte d’Azur. 2. (often lowercase) any similar coastal resort area: the Florida riviera. noun 1. a coastal region reminiscent of the Riviera noun 1. the Mediterranean coastal region between Cannes, France, and […]
[ri-veer-uh] /rɪˈvɪər ə/ noun 1. a town in SE Florida.
noun, plural rivières [riv-ee-airz, ri-vyairz; French ree-vyer] /ˌrɪv iˈɛərz, rɪˈvyɛərz; French riˈvyɛr/ (Show IPA) 1. a necklace of diamonds or other gems, especially in more than one string. noun 1. a necklace the diamonds or other precious stones of which gradually increase in size up to a large centre stone
[French ree-vyer-dy-loo] /French ri vyɛr düˈlu/ noun 1. a city in SE Quebec, in E Canada, on the St. Lawrence.