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Definitions of rivet:
  • noun:   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
  • noun:   ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)
  • verb:   hold (someone's attention)
    Example: "The discovery of the skull riveted the paleontologists"
  • verb:   fasten with a rivet or rivets
  • verb:   direct one's attention on something
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #16026)

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