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noun 
  1. (countable) a cylindrical mechanical fastener that attaches multiple parts together by fitting through a hole and deforming the head(s) at either end
Translations: 
  • Dutch: klinknagel
  • German: Niet , Niete
  • Italian: ribattino
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: remache
verb 
  1. (transitive) to attach or fasten parts by using rivets
  2. (transitive) to install rivets
  3. (transitive) to command the attention of spectators
Translations: 
    Etymology: Old French rivetFrench, rivet, from Medieval Dutch wriven, "to grind"


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