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Definition of the noun rivet
What does rivet mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: rivets
- ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)
- 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
Alternative definition of the noun rivet
- A cylindrical mechanical fastener that attaches multiple parts together by fitting through a hole and deforming the head(s) at either end.
- [figuratively] any fixed point or certain basis
- [obsolete] a light kind of footman's armour (back-formation from almain-rivet)
Definition of the verb rivet
What does rivet mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: riveted / rivetted (less preferred form) | riveting / rivetting (less preferred form) | rivets
- direct one's attention on something
- lexical domain: Cognition - verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting
- synonyms of rivet: center / centre / concentrate / focus / pore
- more generic words: cerebrate / cogitate / think = use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
- more specific terms:
- engross / immerse / soak up / absorb / engulf / plunge / steep = devote (oneself) fully to
- recall = cause one's (or someone else's) thoughts or attention to return from a reverie or digression
- think = focus one's attention on a certain state
- zoom in = examine closely
- take heed / listen / hear = listen and pay attention
- fasten with a rivet or rivets
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Patient] Linda taped the picture [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Patient] [Adjective] Linda taped the box shut [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Patient, plural] together Linda taped the label and the cover together [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Patient 1] to / on / onto [Patient 2] Linda taped the picture to the wall [Patient - solid, plural] [Verb] [Adverb] Eggs whisk easily | Most labels tape easily [Patient - solid, plural] [Verb] [Adverb] together Labels and covers tape easily together [Patient - solid, plural] [Verb] together [Adverb] Labels and covers tape together easily [Patient 1 - solid] [Verb] [Adverb] to / on / onto [Patient 2] Labels tape easily to that kind of cover
Verbs of Combining and Attaching (with the same syntax): anchor, band, belt, bolt, bracket, buckle, button, cement, chain, cinch, epoxy, fetter, glue, handcuff, harness, hinge, hitch, hook, knot, lace, lash, lasso, latch, leash, link, lock, loop, manacle, moor, muzzle, nail, padlock, peg, pin, plaster, rope, screw, seal, shackle, skewer, solder, staple, stitch, strap, string, tack, tape, tether, thread, thumbtack, tie, trammel, truss, wire, yoke, zip.
- lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
- more generic words: fasten / fix / secure = cause to be firmly attached
- hold (someone's attention)
Alternative definition of the verb rivet
- [transitive] to attach or fasten parts by using rivets
- [transitive] to install rivets
- [transitive] to command the attention of.
Rivet is a shareware application for Mac OS X 10.5, developed by Cynical Peak Software. It was first released on April 12, 2008. The Little App Factory purchased Rivet in 2010 for an undisclosed sum.
- license: Shareware
- official website: www.thelittleappfactory.com/rivet
Phrases with Rivet
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Rivet
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by Andrew Livesey, A Robinson
The sealed rivet is a fastener of high shear and tensile strength and vibration resistance.
The LSR rivet is a range of aluminium rivets designed to offer two particular advantages in joining soft friable or brittle materials.
by K S Sairam
A rivet is a ductile steel pin with a manufactured head at one end and a straight portion known as shank (Figure 2.1(a)). Riveting is the process of the driving of rivets into the holes made in the metal parts so that the metal parts are inseparable.
Take a Paddle (2004)
Finger Lakes New York Quiet Water for Canoes & Kayaks by Rich Freeman, Sue Freeman
West Rivet is a lazy stteam, even in spting. You can paddle in any ditection you choose. One option is to put in at Sunnyside Road and paddle ...
Educational Version by Caitlind L. Alexander
A rivet is a metal pin that has a head at one end. The other end is hammered into a head with a hole in it, after it has gone through the iron. There are over two and a half million rivets holding together the Eiffel Tower! It took 300 workers over ...
by Felicia Liban, Louise Mitchell
Cold metal techniques include making rivets, using bolts and screws, nailing, gluing, and the various methods of cutting and shaping metal sheet and wire. Rivets A rivet is a small wire rod or thin tube that is inserted into holes drilled in the two ...
by Frank J. Thomas
The Indian Rivet is a btackish, saltwatet lagoon fotmed millenniums ago. It had always heen cleat, although duting the tainy season amhet watets would flow ftom the land, tinted by tannins ftom mangtoves, buttonwoods, pines, and oaks.
Know Your Home Furnishings (2016)
by Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Julia Sharp
A rivet is a thick pin or bolt with a flat head at one end. It may be solid or tubular and may be driven hot or cold, depending on the metal. It is passed through a hole in each of the metals that are to be joined. A second head is made by beating or ...
Nuts & Bolts (2015)
Industrial Jewelry in the Steampunk Style by Marthe Le Van
cm Fine silver, nylon and steel cord, magnets; roller printed, hand fabricated, soldered Photos by Kevin Montague Riveting A rivet is a piece of wire or tube.
Vermont Covered Bridges (2004)
by Joseph D. Conwill
The Lamoille Rivet is the majot watetcoutse of its namesake county. Geotge Washington Holmes and othet local buildets had a liking fot the Butt ttuss, and the queenpost was widely used fot shottet spans. Buildets in Ftanklin County, such as ...
Structure for Architects (2012)
A Primer by Ramsey Dabby, Ashwani Bedi
The rivet is brought to a white heat and inserted. A rivet is a cylindrical steel shank with a formed head on one side Figure A2.22 Rivets.
by Roger Bridgman
A rivet is a piece of metal like a screw with a head but no thread. It is placed in a hole drilled through two parts to be joined, and then its plain end is hammered flat from the other side to lock the parts together. This is what holds the skin of The ...
AsiaSim 2007 (2007)
Asia Simulation Conference 2007, Seoul, Korea, October 10-12, 2007, Proceedings by Jin Woo Park, Tag-Gon Kim, Yun-Bae Kim
Intersection rivet is a device which is located in the middle of the intersection to notify the drivers the existence of intersection. It is useful when the vision of the driver is bad especially at night. Our system detects the existence of pedestrians ...
by Eric Partridge
watch out for the golden rivet is a homosexual c.p. that has developed from Go and find (or look for) the golden rivet, 'an order given to a Merchant Navy ...
Originally Published as ÒFrom Keel to TruckÓ by Captain Heinrich Paasch
poop—s and stanchions raised quarter deck—s and stanchions » » flat of— Rider-plate Rivet » countersunk—» diameter of— » flush head— »—head »— hole stanchions navire en bois). Garde-corps de passerelle. Garde-corps du gaillard ...
by Glenmore S. Trenear-Harvey
RIVET AMBER. U.S. Air Force codename for a series of signals intelligence collection missions flown outside Soviet airspace during the Cold War to monitor air defense emissions. On 5 June 1969, the sole RC-135E, specially converted with a ...
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Usage statistics about rivet
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb rivet:
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Photo credit: Olly Walker
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- Setting the Rivet
The rivet is inserted through the deburred holes, and the rivet tool is placed over it.
Photo credit: Peat Bakke
- Rivet Shadows
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- Corroded Rivet
Corroded zinc-plated steel rivet
Photo credit: Karl Palutke
- Finishing the Rivet
This shows how the rivet gets squished by the rivet tool, permanently joining the two pieces of metal together.
Repeat 15,000 times, and you're done!
Photo credit: Peat Bakke
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- Rivet Meaning
Video shows what rivet means. A cylindrical mechanical fastener that attaches multiple parts together by fitting through a hole and deforming the head(s) at ...
- Rivet - Riveting - Vocabulary Builder 2 - ESL British English Pronunciation
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- Rivet - Riveting - Vocabulary Builder 2 - ESL British English Pronunciation
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Quotes about Rivet
By a flower—By a letter—
By a nimble love—
If I weld the Rivet faster—
Never mind my breathless Anvil!
Never mind Repose!
Never mind the sooty faces
Tugging at the Forge! (Emily Dickinson)
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Scrabble value of R1I1V4E1T1
The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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