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synonyms for rivet

  • fastener
  • latch
  • nut
  • pin
  • pipe
  • rod
  • screw
  • spike
  • bar
  • brad
  • catch
  • coupling
  • dowel
  • lag
  • lock
  • padlock
  • peg
  • skewer
  • stake
  • staple
  • stud
  • sliding bar
See also synonyms for: riveted / riveting
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antonyms for rivet

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  • key
  • key
  • dissipate
  • repulse
  • repel
  • cancel
  • let go
  • distract
  • misunderstand
  • vomit
  • spew
  • exude
  • emit
  • eject
  • disperse
  • ignore
  • reject
  • release
  • change
  • move
  • unfasten
  • forget
  • confuse
  • take
  • leave
  • neglect
  • displace
  • take out
  • remove
  • transfer
  • release
  • energize
  • detach
  • disorganize
  • unsettle
  • refuse
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    How to use rivet in a sentence

    It turned out really ugly—it ended up lumpy and the rivets were completely smashed, but I don’t regret doing it.
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    She came with an easy smile into the little group, and immediately her magnetic presence seemed to rivet all attention.
    THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
    With medium or moderately hard steel all rivet holes should be drilled, or punched ⅛ in.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
    This process of forming the second head on the rivet is known as riveting, and may be done by hand-hammering or by a machine.
    AN INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE DRAWING AND DESIGNDAVID ALLAN LOW
    The conical head has a diameter twice and a height three quarters of the rivet diameter.
    AN INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE DRAWING AND DESIGNDAVID ALLAN LOW
    The greatest diameter of the pan head is about 1·6, and its height ·7 of the rivet diameter.
    AN INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE DRAWING AND DESIGNDAVID ALLAN LOW
    The greatest diameter of the countersunk head may be one and a half, and its depth a half of the diameter of the rivet.
    AN INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE DRAWING AND DESIGNDAVID ALLAN LOW
    The diameter of the rivet in each case to be 11⁄8 inches, and the thickness of the plates 7⁄8 inch.
    AN INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE DRAWING AND DESIGNDAVID ALLAN LOW
    Raf could see nothing to so rivet their attention but a series of scuffed marks in the dust which covered the floor.
    STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
    Rivet the iron and brass pieces together with a small brass rivet in the hole A, Fig. 2.
    THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO RIVET

    • captivate
    • concern
    • consume
    • employ
    • engage
    • engross
    • fascinate
    • fill
    • hold
    • immerse
    • involve
    • monopolize
    • obsess
    • preoccupy
    • rivet
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