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Driving the gold-plated rivet into steel, Charles Hayden, Class of 1890, marked a new phase for New York City’s storied Waldorf Astoria hotel.
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Unlike your snow boots, the Kindersleys are easy to dress up, what with their classy dark-brown leather, sharp-looking metal rivets, striped red laces, and pebbled outsoles.
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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.
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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
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RIVET

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  • draws
  • enchants
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  • excites
  • fascinates
  • grabs
  • hooks
  • interests
  • leads on
  • mousetraps
  • piques
  • pleases
  • pulls
  • rivets
  • tickles
  • titillates
  • touts
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