Definitions for rivet

Definitions for (noun) rivet

Main entry: rivet

Definition: 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

Main entry: stud, rivet

Definition: ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)

Definitions for (verb) rivet

Main entry: focus, concentrate, center, centre, rivet, pore

Definition: direct one's attention on something

Usage: Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies

Main entry: rivet

Definition: hold (someone's attention)

Usage: The discovery of the skull riveted the paleontologists

Main entry: rivet

Definition: fasten with a rivet or rivets

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