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  ( rivets    3rd person present)   ( riveting    present participle)   ( riveted    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you are riveted by something, it fascinates you and holds your interest completely.  
As a child I remember being riveted by my grandfather's appearance...      be V-ed  
He was riveted to the John Wayne movie...      be V-ed to n  
The scar on her face had immediately riveted their attention.      V n  
2       n-count   A rivet is a short metal pin with a flat head which is used to fasten flat pieces of metal together.  
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rivulet, riveting, river, riven

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virtual network linking an user to his or her professional and / or personal contacts
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
coffee shop used as an office especially using internet connection with your laptop computer
new term coined in 2010, not entered yet as "official"
1. the state of being joined together 2. in logic, the connection of isolated facts by means of a general description or hypothesis which applies to them all
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