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