verb (used with object), riv·et·ed, riv·et·ing or (especially British) riv·et·ted, riv·et·ting.
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Origin of rivet
OTHER WORDS FROM rivetriv·et·er, nounriv·et·less, adjectiveun·riv·et·ed, adjectiveun·riv·et·ing, adjective
Words nearby rivet
Example sentences from the Web for riveting
“Impeachment is a riveting event in the history of the country,” Kucinich says.Repubs Should Take It From Kucinich: Impeachment Isn’t Worth It|Eleanor Clift|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She also captured the entire episode in her riveting, award-worthy documentary Citizenfour, which is in theaters now.
He opens up about the bogus Midnight Express, Oliver Stone on blow, and his riveting one-man show.The Unbelievable (True) Story of the World’s Most Infamous Hash Smuggler|Marlow Stern|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Spader, so intense and riveting last year as Red, has lost some of that unyielding relentlessness.The Blacklist’s Frustrating Fall: Keen’s a Keeper, but Red Regresses|Jason Lynch|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The experts there said the material and the riveting was what would have been used in the relevant time period.
Fire-door opening formed by flanging and riveting together the inner and outer sheets.Illustrated Catalogue of Locomotives|M. Baird, et. al..
There are two simple processes that every experimenter should master: soldering and riveting.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
Her young lover receives this riveting of his chains with consternation, but he does his best.A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1|George Saintsbury
The bottom is now ready to slip into the box and to place for riveting.The Library of Work and Play: Working in Metals|Charles Conrad Sleffel
It is then reinforced by riveting another plate on the back, and is trimmed and fitted to place on the mold.Type|A. A. Stewart