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Industrial ContextPlay
Rivet usually refers to construction or manufacturing settings, often involving metalwork. SlideWorkers often wear helmets when they rivet metals in construction sites.
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Physical StrengthPlay
Riveting physically joins things together; it's a strong, permanent action compared to gluing or taping. SlideThe shelves were firmly in place because we riveted them together.
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Not ReusablePlay
A rivet is typically a one-time-use fastener; it can't be easily removed or adjusted. SlideAfter the plates were riveted, they could not be separated without drilling out the rivet.