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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A machine for driving a headed pin or bolt of metal; A worker who inserts and hammers a headed pin or bolt of metal

Usage examples (3)
  • They are now in readiness for the rivetter at work upon the ship's side, to whom they are borne on the shoulders of labourers employed for the purpose.
  • And my poetic ears will be spared much of this frightful noise which is far worse than a steel rivetter at work on a ninety story building in New York City. "
  • 10. chain maker; this comprises several branches, wire drawer, link maker and rivetter, hook maker, &c. for more
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