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rivet in Engineering topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrivetriv‧et1 /ˈrɪvɪt/ verb  1 be riveted on/to/by something2 be riveted to the spot3 [transitive]TE to fasten something with rivets→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
rivetAnd whatsername with the plaits and the horns on her helmet was absolutely riveting.To rivet all attention on herself was, to Lally, as natural as breathing.The complex plot is riveting and entirely believable.A ranting, riveting ball of phlegm made flesh?What surprised and perplexed me was how authentic, and therefore how riveting, it turned out to be.The riveting tale of suspense and mystery revolving around an inheritance and the pottery industry.A rash of high-profile crimes riveted the city's attention this summer.The legal standoff is another twist in the case that has riveted the United States.Underneath was a rock with a brass plaque riveted to it.