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  Definition of rivet
  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)
  3. direct one''s attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
  4. hold (someone''s attention); "The discovery of the skull riveted the paleontologists"
  5. fasten with a rivet or rivets
Similar Words: stud, concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore

 

Hyponyms: steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak up, recall, think, zoom in, listen, hear, take heed

 

Grouped Verbs: concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore

 

Derivational Morphology: dot, stud, constellate, center, center of attention, focus, focusing, focussing, direction, centering, concentration, engrossment, absorption, immersion, assiduity, assiduousness, riveter, rivetter, riveting machine

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 鉚釘   Dutch: klinknagel  
Finnish: niitti   German: Niet  
Greek: καρφί   Hungarian: szegecs  
Italian: ribattino   Japanese: リベット  
Korean: 리베트   Polish: nit  
Portuguese: rebite   Romanian: nit  
Russian: заклепка   Spanish: remache  
Turkish: perçin  
 
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