Adjective "Riveting" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Riveting


    Definition:

    1. a metal pin for passing through holes in two or more plates or pieces to hold them together, usually made with a head at one end, the other end being hammered into a head after insertion. verb (used with object), riveted, riveting or (especially British) rivetted, rivetting.

    2. to fasten with a rivet or rivets.

    3. to hammer or spread out the end of (a pin, bolt, etc.) in order to form a head and secure something; clinch.

    4. to fasten or fix firmly.

    5. to hold (the eye, attention

    Origin:
    rivet

    Examples:

    "places can be riveting for markets."

    "performances can be riveting."

    "squads can be riveting."

    "testimonies can be riveting."

    "sessions can be riveting."

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