rivet line

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Noun1.rivet line - a line of rivets at a seam; "the fuselage cracked along the rivet line"
line - a formation of people or things one beside another; "the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed"; "they were arrayed in line of battle"; "the cast stood in line for the curtain call"
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Scheduled inspection found corrosion outboard of wing strut attachment at the left and right wing main spar, leading edge, wing lower skin rivet line area.
Then there still would be the problem of the right-angle panel joints, ``patches'' and rivet lines on the fuselage, said another contributor.