Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Anything want grinding, rivetting or soldering, anything to mend?

He was rivetting a plate of copper on the hull of the Daisy.

My unfortunate misconception of painful facts may have been the means of rivetting those irons upon your limbs.

The large rings are much worn, and have been ingeniously repaired by rivetting a new piece to each.

To see it is a matter of trifling difficulty, except on one particular day—that devoted to the rivetting of the chaine.

It was a big thing: water-tank, grindstone, a table for rivetting, a little anvil and a big wheel—all built upon a barrow.

She realised from the fixed stare which he was rivetting on her that Julien had surmised rightly.

These letters were addressed to Maccari's wife, and contained what is termed "rivetting" evidence.

Another of the firm's commercials suggested the rivetting if iron lasts were used.

Rivetting is, perhaps, the best mode, as it is not liable to shake loose by the vibration of the hammer.