Riveter \Riv"et*er\, n. One who rivets. [1913 Webster]

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  • riveter — [ riv(ə)te ] v. tr. <conjug. : 4> • 1877; de rivet ♦ Techn. Assembler, fixer au moyen de rivets. ⇒ river. ● riveter verbe transitif Synonyme de river. ● riveter (difficultés) verbe transitif Conjugaison Attention au redoublement du …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • riveter — noun a) A person whose job is to rivet. The riveter named Rosie was an iconic piece of American WWII propaganda. b) A machine or tool used to apply rivets. The beam couldnt support the weight of the riveter, so the workers were riveting by hand …   Wiktionary

  • riveter — rivet ► NOUN ▪ a short metal pin or bolt for holding together two metal plates, its headless end being beaten out or pressed down when in place. ► VERB (riveted, riveting) 1) join or fasten with a rivet or rivets. 2) (usu. be riveted) completely… …   English terms dictionary

  • riveter — noun see rivet II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • riveter — See rivet. * * * …   Universalium

  • riveter — (entrée créée par le supplément) (ri ve té ; le t se double devant un e muet : je rivette) v. a. Fixer avec des rivets. •   L enquête démontra que la plaque [fendue] avait été rivetée en place un jour de grande chaleur, Journ. offic. 8 juill.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • riveter — rɪvɪtÉ™(r) n. person or machine that rivets, person or machine that fastens objects together using rivets …   English contemporary dictionary

  • riveter — riv·et·er …   English syllables

  • riveter — A tool with pliers like handles and nose piece to insert rivets. It is used, for example, in body repair work to rivet sheet metal material together …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • riveter — noun 1. a worker who inserts and hammers rivets • Syn: ↑rivetter • Derivationally related forms: ↑rivet (for: ↑rivetter), ↑rivet • Hypernyms: ↑skil …   Useful english dictionary

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