HyperDic: rivet

English > 5 senses of the word rivet:
NOUNartifactrivet, studornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)
artifactrivetheavy pin having a head at one end and the other end being hammered flat after being passed through holes in the pieces that are fastened together
VERBcognitionrivet, concentrate, focus, center, centre, poredirect one's attention on something
contactrivetfasten with a rivet or rivets
cognitionrivethold (someone's attention)
rivet > pronunciation
Soundsrih'vaht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > rivet: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt).
Synonymstud
Broaderdecoration, ornament, ornamentationSomething used to beautify
Spanishroblón, tachón
Catalanrebló, tatxa
English > rivet: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningHeavy pin having a head at one end and the other end being hammered flat after being passed through holes in the pieces that are fastened together.
PartsclinchThe flattened part of a nail or bolt or rivet
BroaderpinA small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
Spanishremache
Catalanrebló
Verbsrivetfasten with a rivet or rivets
English > rivet: 5 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningdirect one's attention on something.
PatternSomebody ----s on something
Synonymsconcentrate, focus, center, centre, pore
Narrowerlisten, hear, take heedlisten and pay attention
recallCause one's (or someone else's) thoughts or attention to return from a reverie or digression
steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak upDevote (oneself) fully to
thinkFocus one's attention on a certain state
zoom inExamine closely
Broaderthink, cogitate, cerebrateUse or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
Similar torivethold (someone's attention)
Spanishcentrar, clavar, concentrarse, concentrar, enfocar, fijar
Catalancentrar, clavar, concentrar-se en, concentrar, enfocar, estar concentrat en, fixar
English > rivet: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningFasten with a rivet or rivets.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
Spanishremachar
Catalanreblar, reblonar
Nounsrivetheavy pin having a head at one end and the other end being hammered flat after being passed through holes in the pieces that are fastened together
riveter, rivettera machine for driving rivets
riveter, rivettera worker who inserts and hammers rivets
English > rivet: 5 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaninghold (someone's attention).
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The discovery of the skull riveted the paleontologists"
Broaderabsorb, engross, engage, occupyConsume all of one's attention or time
Similar toconcentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivetdirect one's attention on something

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