Meaning of RIVET in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ rɪvɪt ]
( rivets, riveting, riveted)
If you are riveted by something, it fascinates you and holds your interest completely.
As a child I remember being riveted by my grandfather’s appearance...
He was riveted to the John Wayne movie...
The scar on her face had immediately riveted their attention.
VERB : be V-ed , be V-ed to n , V n
A rivet is a short metal pin with a flat head which is used to fasten flat pieces of metal together.
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006