Rivet

Meaning & Definition of “rivet”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

A metal plate is riveted to the wall.

If a metal plate is riveted to a wall, it is fastened to the wall.

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A metal plate is fastened to the wall with rivets.

 

Lumber is riveted.

 

Metal plates are riveted.

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The trekker is riveted by the view.

If you are riveted by something, you keep looking at it because it is so interesting or frightening.

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The trekker is fascinated by the view.

 

The woman wearing sunglasses has been riveted by the performer.

 

The couple is riveted by the sunset.

Read

Meaning & Definition of “read”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

The sign reads “NO ENTRY”.

If a sign reads “NO ENTRY”, the words “NO ENTRY” are written on the sign.

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The sign says “NO ENTRY”.

 

The sign on the wall reads “PARKING PROHIBITED”.

 

The sign reads “FLOOD”.