rivet

phonetic symbol: / rɪ́vət / 

rivet - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ heavy pin having a head at one end and the other end being hammered flat after being passed through holes in the pieces that are fastened together

[ noun ]
■ ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)
stud

[ verb ]
■ direct one's attention on something
center , centre , concentrate , focus , pore

[ verb ]
■ hold (someone's attention)
e.g.)
・The discovery of the skull riveted the paleontologists

[ verb ]
■ fasten with a rivet or rivets

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