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Meaning of RIVETING

Pronunciation:  r'ivuting

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  capable of arousing and holding the attention; "a fascinating story"
 

RIVETING is a 8 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: absorbing, engrossing, fascinating, gripping, interesting
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Riv"et*ing\, n.
1. The act of joining with rivets; the act of spreading out
   and clinching the end, as of a rivet, by beating or
   pressing.

2. The whole set of rivets, collectively. --Tomlinsin.

{Butt riveting}, riveting in which the ends or edges of
   plates form a butt joint, and are fastened together by
   being riveted to a narrow strip which covers the joint.

{Chain riveting}, riveting in which the rivets, in two or
   more rows along the seam, are set one behind the other.

{Crossed riveting}, riveting in which the rivets in one row
   are set opposite the spaces between the rivets in the next
   row.

{Double riveting}, in lap riveting, two rows of rivets along
   the seam; in butt riveting, four rows, two on each side of
   the joint.

{Lap riveting}, riveting in which the ends or edges of plates
   overlap and are riveted together.



 

 

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