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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - 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.

Usage examples (36)
  • The bridges held together with rivets.
  • Bike chain rivet setter, removable 5m allen wrench, screwdriver for slotted and Phillips head screws
  • The allowance depends on the kind of rivet and on the field of application:
  • Naturally, he climbs to the rooftop, where he finds that his "rivet" is merely a dropped lunch box. for more
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