Sitting in a 737 you are in a structure built with the technology of that time, in which sections are riveted together.
Until they do, Berry utilizes her star quality to keep us riveted and awaiting whatever twist comes next.
All witnesses to a moment in history that still has us all riveted.
I am riveted and frightened when I see the man I call Fang.
It was the Golden Globes moment that riveted A-listers and home viewers alike.
No: what riveted my gaze was the number of round holes that perforated the front in every direction.
Carrington counted nine and his eyes were riveted on the front door now.
As if some charm, some spell of magnetism, had been given to the paper, my whole consciousness was riveted upon it.
In an instant the editor's words had riveted upon him the attention of every man in the room.
This mighty outlier was the one object which riveted our eyes, quite eclipsing the more distant glories of the Bernina.
c.1400, from Old French rivet "nail, rivet," from Old French river "to clench, fix, fasten," possibly from Middle Dutch wriven "turn, grind," related to rive (v.). The English word may be directly from Middle Dutch.