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rivet

noun [C] uk   /ˈrɪv.ɪt/ us  
a metal pin used to fasten flat pieces of metal or other thick materials such as leather

rivet

verb [T] uk   /ˈrɪv.ɪt/ us  
to fasten parts together with a rivet: Many parts of an aircraft are riveted together.be riveted to not be able to stop looking at something because it is so interesting or frightening: 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).
Traducciones de “rivet”
en español remache…
en francés rivet…
en alemán die Niete…
en chino (tradicionál) 鉚釘…
en chino (simplificado) 铆钉…
(Definition of rivet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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