rivet

US [ˈrɪvɪt]
UK ['rɪvɪt]
  • n.铆钉
  • v.铆接;吸引住;(用铆钉)固定
  • Web撞钉;包头钉;柳钉
Plural Form:rivets  Present Participle:riveting  Past Tense:riveted  
rivet
n.
1.
铆钉a metal pin that is used to fasten two pieces of leather, metal, etc. together
v.
1.
~ sb/sth
吸引住to hold sb's interest or attention so completely that they cannot look away or think of anything else
I was absolutely riveted by her story.
我完全被她的故事吸引住了。
My eyes were riveted on the figure lying in the road.
我眼睛盯着躺在路上的人。
2.
~ sth
铆接;(用铆钉)固定to fasten sth with rivets
The steel plates were riveted together.
钢板被固定在一起。
IDM
be riveted to the spot/ground
吓呆了;呆若木鸡to be so shocked or frightened that you cannot move

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