There are 2 translations of rivet in Spanish:

rivet1

Pronunciation: /ˈrɪvət; ˈrɪvɪt/

n

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of rivet in Spanish:

rivet2

vt

  • 1.1 (attach) remachar to rivet sth to sth unir algo a algo con remaches the metal plates are riveted (together) las planchas de metal están remachadas or unidas con remaches
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    • 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.
    1.2 (fix) (usu pass)to be riveted to/on sth 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 encima
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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.
    1.3 (fascinate) (usu pass) fascinar the audience was riveted el público estaba fascinado
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    • 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.

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Word of the day lámpara
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Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.