- 1.1 (attach) remachar to rivet sth
tosth unir algo aalgo con remaches the metal plates are riveted (together) las planchas de metal están remachadas or unidas con remachesMore example sentences1.2 (fix) (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva)to be riveted
- Boeing also aims to assemble each 7E7 in three days, compared with the 20 or so it takes to weld and rivet a 767.
- They would cut these cans in half and others would rivet and weld the feet on to the cans and they were then turned into cooking stoves.
- The ornate pommel is of Phrygian cap form, made in two parts riveted together at the top.
to/ onsth my eyes were riveted to the screen estaba absorto, con los ojos clavados en la pantalla I was riveted to the spot with fear me quedé clavado donde estaba, paralizado de miedo their eyes were riveted on her no le quitaban los ojos de encimaMore example sentences1.3 (fascinate) (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva) fascinar the audience was riveted el público estaba fascinado
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- The French were riveted by Napoleon's demise in remote exile on St. Helena in 1821.
- And it is to rivet this detail in our mind that at this point Defoe describes Crusoe's wardrobe.
- Cary remained riveted to his seat, his head in his hands.
- It may occasionally go a bit far; it may not surprise you with every single twist; but the story, witty dialogue, and acting will rivet you.
- Far more than the story of one beleaguered farmer, it is a riveting dramatic allegory about human nature and the nature of our society.
- Kids who have never been in an art museum before are riveted by the experience, lingering far longer than adults as they puzzle out the meanings of a single work.