rivet (something) onto (something)(redirected from rivets something onto)
rivet (something) onto (something)
To attach or fasten something very securely to something else, with or as with rivets. We'll need to rivet a new handle onto the door as soon as possible. They riveted a makeshift ladder onto the side of the house.
See also: rivet
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