Noun(1) ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt(2) 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
Verb(1) direct one's attention on something(2) fasten with a rivet or rivets(3) hold (someone's attention
(1) And it is to rivet this detail in our mind that at this point Defoe describes Crusoe's wardrobe.(2) a rectangular plate containing an iron rivet(3) The ├ö├ç├┐sizzle cymbal├ö├ç├û has a series of holes drilled in it, each loosely holding a rivet ; a sizzling sound is produced when the cymbal is struck.(4) You go out there and you have to rivet the attention of the audience.(5) If the rivet is too short, there is not enough material to form a satisfactory blind side (shop-formed) head.(6) The next movement, a tedious and far too expansive LÔö£├▒ndler, does not rivet the listener's attention like the first.(7) a device for punching rivet holes(8) the grip on her arm was firm enough to rivet her to the spot(9) ├ö├ç├┐We model everything down to the minutest detail,├ö├ç├û Masefield says, ├ö├ç├┐including each and every rivet .├ö├ç├û(10) The pop rivet itself looks something like a nail with a flanged metal sleeve over one end.(11) It is a relatively strong, efficient, good-looking and convenient rivet .(12) Boeing also aims to assemble each 7E7 in three days, compared with the 20 or so it takes to weld and rivet a 767.(13) It may occasionally go a bit far; it may not surprise you with every single twist; but the story, witty dialogue, and acting will rivet you.(14) The wooden foundations and a prevalence of ground water has caused subsidence ever since, and in 1993 a rivet fell from the metal skeleton.(15) This entailed drilling a hole in each bullet to take the rivet .(16) They would cut these cans in half and others would rivet and weld the feet on to the cans and they were then turned into cooking stoves.