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Word: rivet

Definition: metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross


Sentences Containing 'rivet'

Every nail driven should be as another rivet in the machine of the universe, you carrying on the work.
Her first husband was James Randall, a rivet manufacturer; they wed in Beverly Hills, in 1976 and divorced in 1978.
Oh, sir, let old Perth now come and rivet these two hands together; the black one with the white, for I will not let this go."
Some former editors include Raoul Rivet, Andre Masson, Lindsay Riviere among others.
The best of Holbein's portrait drawings give one the impression of having been seen in one of these flashes and rivet the attention in consequence.
The current director is Jacques Rivet and the Chief Editor is Gaëtan Sénèque
The editor and director was Raoul Rivet from 1922 to 1957.
These caps would have prohibited any form of rivet or cord being used as a means of attachment.

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