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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Then there still would be the problem of the right-angle panel joints, ``patches'' and rivet lines on the fuselage, said another contributor.