riveting


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riv·et·ing

 (rĭv′ĭ-tĭng)
adj.
Wholly absorbing or engrossing one's attention; fascinating: a riveting science-fiction novel.

riv′et·ing·ly adv.
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riveting

(ˈrɪvətɪŋ)
adj
absolutely fascinating; enthralling
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.riveting - capable of arousing and holding the attentionriveting - capable of arousing and holding the attention; "a fascinating story"
interesting - arousing or holding the attention
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riveting

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Translations

riveting

rivetting [ˈrɪvɪtɪŋ]
A. N (Tech) → remachado m
B. ADJ (= fascinating) → fascinante, cautivador
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riveting

[ˈrɪvɪtɪŋ] adj [performance, show, book, speaker, personality] → captivant(e)
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riveting

adj (= gripping)fesselnd; the book is a riveting readdas Buch ist spannender or fesselnder Lesestoff; it’s riveting stuffes ist faszinierend

rivet(t)ing

nNieten nt
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riveting

[ˈrɪvɪtɪŋ] adj (gripping) → avvincente
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If there should be no army, whither would the militia, irritated by being called upon to undertake a distant and hopeless expedition, for the purpose of riveting the chains of slavery upon a part of their countrymen, direct their course, but to the seat of the tyrants, who had meditated so foolish as well as so wicked a project, to crush them in their imagined intrenchments of power, and to make them an example of the just vengeance of an abused and incensed people?
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They reported that residual stresses and the local changes in material properties due to the riveting process are important to verify the model.
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Installing the triggerguard is the easiest riveting job on an AK project.
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