rivet

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rivet(
rih
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viht
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (pin)
a. el remache
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I banged on the other end of the rivet with a hammer so it wouldn't come loose.Golpeé el otro lado del remache con un martillo para que no se aflojara.
b. el roblón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Should we use screws or rivets to join these pieces?¿Debemos usar tornillos o roblones para unir estas piezas?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to attach with a rivet)
a. remachar
I riveted the pieces of my bed frame together.Remaché las partes del bastidor de la cama.
3. (to hold firmly)
a. captar (attention)
The speaker's passion riveted the audience's attention.La pasión del orador captó la atención del público.
b. fijar (gaze)
All the boys riveted their gaze on the woman who entered the bar.Todos los muchachos fijaron la mirada en la mujer que entró en el bar.
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rivet
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el remache
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. remachar
to be absolutely rivetedestar completamente fascinado(a)
3. (fig)
a.
to be riveted to the spotquedarse clavado(a)
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rivet [ˈrɪvɪt]
noun
remache (m)
transitive verb
1 (Téc) remachar
2 (grasp) [+attention] captar; (fasten) [+eyes, attention, gaze] (on sth/sb) fijar
it riveted our attention nos llamó fuertemente la atención; lo miramos fascinados; to be riveted to sth tener los ojos puestos en algo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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