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Riveting-set

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Riveting-set a hollow-faced punch for swaging rivet-heads
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. rivet; acc. to Diez from the root of Ice. rífa, Dan. rive, Ger. reiben, Eng. rive.

Usage

In literature:

A smith was speedily in attendance, who riveted upon him a set of heavy irons.
"Barnaby Rudge" by Charles Dickens
A cross section collapsed into a V. A score of rivet holes yawned wide and red-hot bolts fell on the sacks and set them on fire.
"Dan Merrithew" by Lawrence Perry
He stepped back as the train began to move, his gaze riveted on her face, and jaws set with stern self-repression.
"Banked Fires" by E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
Various other massive irons were riveted to his body, and the whole were fastened to a thick staple, which was set in the stone wall.
"Curiosities of Human Nature" by Anonymous
A nest of S wrenches, two rivet sets, cold chisels, round punches and several files also are required.
"Farm Mechanics" by Herbert A. Shearer
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In news:

Book Addicts' Rachel Bennett: ' Cinder ' is a riveting fairy tale set in a futuristic world.
It explored joining the US Air Force RC-135 Rivet Joint SIGINT operation, in similar fashion to the Joint Predator Task Force that was set up in 2004, so that RAF pilots and ground crew could operate alongside US Air Force UAV crews.
One of the funniest and most riveting scenes in "Quills" sets the tone for the movie, though it doesn't come early.
Book Addicts' Rachel Bennett: 'Cinder' is a riveting fairy tale set in a futuristic world.
It includes your choice of a 3X or 4X rivet gun as well as straight, flush, and offset rivet sets and bucking bars.
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In science:

Rivet is an MC validation tool: it encodes MC equivalents of an increasingly comprehensive set of HEP collider analyses which are useful for testing the physics of MC generators.
THE TOOLS AND MONTE CARLO WORKING GROUP Summary Report from the Les Houches 2009 Workshop on TeV Colliders
Rivet does not itself produce tunings, but provides a standard set of analyses by which to verify the accuracy of a given generator with a given tuning.
THE TOOLS AND MONTE CARLO WORKING GROUP Summary Report from the Les Houches 2009 Workshop on TeV Colliders
Internally, Rivet analyses are based on a comprehensive set of calculational tools called projections, which perform standard computations such as jet algorithms (using FastJet ), event shape tensors, and a variety of other standard tasks.
THE TOOLS AND MONTE CARLO WORKING GROUP Summary Report from the Les Houches 2009 Workshop on TeV Colliders
Reference data for the standard analyses is included in the Rivet package as a set of XML files in the AIDA format.
THE TOOLS AND MONTE CARLO WORKING GROUP Summary Report from the Les Houches 2009 Workshop on TeV Colliders
Here, the expensive function is running a generator with a particular parameter set to recreate a wide range of analysis observables, using a package such as Rivet.
THE TOOLS AND MONTE CARLO WORKING GROUP Summary Report from the Les Houches 2009 Workshop on TeV Colliders
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