A short metal pin or bolt for holding together two plates of metal, its headless end being beaten out or pressed down when in place:a rectangular plate containing an iron rivet [as modifier]: a device for punching rivet holes
a rivet-like device for holding seams of clothing together
Rivet: in riveting, using their own deformation or interference connection is riveting pieces of parts. Rivet is a lot of more phyletic, and whether form.
Commonly used a round head, Blind rivet, solid rivets, countersunk rivet,Semi tubular rivet, hollow rivet, these are usually use their own deformation connection is riveting pieces. In less than 8 mm with cold riveting, greater than the size of the heat riveting. But there are exceptions, such as tricyclic locked nameplate, is to use rivet and lock body hole interference quantity riveted.