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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 riveting
 鉚合; 鉚接; 鉚接法

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Riv·et, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Riveted; p. pr. & vb. n. Riveting.]
 1. To fasten with a rivet, or with rivets; as, to rivet two pieces of iron.
 2. To spread out the end or point of, as of a metallic pin, rod, or bolt, by beating or pressing, so as to form a sort of head.
 3. Hence, to fasten firmly; to make firm, strong, or immovable; as, to rivet friendship or affection.
    Rivet and nail me where I stand, ye powers!   --Congreve.
    Thus his confidence was riveted and confirmed.   --Sir W. Scott.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Riv·et·ing, n.
 1. The act of joining with rivets; the act of spreading out and clinching the end, as of a rivet, by beating or pressing.
 2. The whole set of rivets, collectively.
 Butt riveting, riveting in which the ends or edges of plates form a butt joint, and are fastened together by being riveted to a narrow strip which covers the joint.
 Chain riveting, riveting in which the rivets, in two or more rows along the seam, are set one behind the other.
 Crossed riveting, riveting in which the rivets in one row are set opposite the spaces between the rivets in the next row.
 Double riveting, in lap riveting, two rows of rivets along the seam; in butt riveting, four rows, two on each side of the joint.
 Lap riveting, riveting in which the ends or edges of plates overlap and are riveted together.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 riveting
      adj : capable of arousing and holding the attention; "a
            fascinating story" [syn: absorbing, engrossing, fascinating,
             gripping]