Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which rivets.
- n. Specifically, a machine for driving rivets.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who rivets.
- n. a worker who inserts and hammers rivets
- n. a machine for driving rivets
“If she's a riveter, why's she doing up big nuts with a spanner?”
“She told us that when she posed for that famous poster, she was just 17 years old, and was a model, working for a modeling agency, and had never worked as a riveter.”
“Rosie was based on Rose Monroe and she was a riveter at Willow Run Aircraft in Michigan.”
“Yes | No | Report from muskiemaster wrote 32 weeks 5 days ago rosie the riveter”
“A golden speck, no larger than a pin-point, appeared on the rim, and by his manipulation of the riveter it returned to the bottom of tile pan.”
“This fanatical hatred for paying taxes -- taxes which build our bridges my grandfather was a riveter on the Brooklyn Bridge and paved our roads, and built the planes and ships that helped us win WWII -- all this came from taxes paid by complaining citizens who deep down understood their obligations to the future.”
“Kay Hulme was an American in her 40s who had worked in the war for a time as a shipyard riveter; by July 1945 she found herself helping to organize 20,000 Polish DPs in a former SS training camp in central Germany.”
“The OSS agent played his part, just as the infantryman on the front line in Europe, the sailor at sea in the Pacific, the sergeant in the motor pool in Detroit, the riveter on the plane assembly line in Los Angeles.”
“The tale appeared among articles about the training methods of U.S. Marines, the wartime rubber shortage, the building of the Trans-Alaskan Highway, and human interest stories about a fencing schoolmistress called Beulah Bunny, and a girl called Effie who found satisfaction working as a female riveter.”
“ROMANS: Jim every month we look at employment reports and we look for some historical context, and this time around we looked at the year of 2008 more jobs lost in 2008 than any other times since 1945 when Rosie the riveter was loosing her job and the soldiers were coming home and they were ramping down production.”
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