Translation of "rivet" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈrɪv.ɪt/ us

a metal pin used to fasten flat pieces of metal or other thick materials such as leather

verb uk /ˈrɪv.ɪt/ us
be riveted

to not be able to stop looking at something because it is so interesting or frightening

estar fascinado
It was an amazing film – I was absolutely riveted.
His eyes were riveted on the television.
He pulled out a gun and I was riveted to the spot (= so frightened that I could not move).

(Translation of “rivet” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈrivit/

a sort of metal nail; a bolt for fastening plates of metal together eg when building the sides of a ship

The handles are fixed on with brass rivets.
riveter noun


(Translation of “rivet” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)