Beautiful women that rivaled Claire and men so handsome, even age couldn't diminish their muscular bodies or riveting looks.
Dressed in dark clothes with dark hair and olive skin with a dark stare, he was both riveting and frightening.
She resisted the urge to leave, instead riveting her gaze to A'Ran.
He spoke again, riveting her attention on his face.
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In some girder -1 o bridges the members are connected entirely by riveting, in others the principal members are con nected by pin joints.
The methods of union also differ, riveting being adopted for thick plates, and soldering or brazing generally for thin.
But all other complicated forms have to be united by other means - as welding, soldering, riveting or bolting.
The two first-named are trustworthy, but are evidently unsuitable for the greater portion of engineers' work, for which .riveting and bolting are the methods adopted.
Hand-riveting on large contracts has been wholly displaced by power-riveting machines.
For example, in a machine-work, the steam-engine, which is the prime mover of the various tools, has a flywheel on the crank-shaft to store and restore the periodical excess of energy arising from the variations in the effort exerted by the connecting-rod upon the crank; and each of the slotting machines, punching machines, riveting machines, and other tools has a flywheel of its own to store and restore energy, so as to enable the very different resistances opposed to those tools at different times to be overcome without too great unsteadiness of motion.
All riveting and punching of the steel members is done at the shop, where also they receive the usual coat of oil or paint.
This leaves the assembling and field riveting to be done on the ground, together with the adjustment of the lateral or wind-bracing, the placing of tie rods and the field painting.
Lattice bars, fillers, brackets, &c., add just so much more weight without increasing the section, and must be allowed for; the method of riveting the sections together must also be taken into account.