Definition of "riving" [riving]

  • Present participle of rive. (verb)

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Use "riving" in a sentence
  • "At last the topmost log is rolled into place and the artistic work commences, -- the "riving" of slabs."
  • "(Carter Papers: An Inventory .... ") [6] By" riving, "Carter means that planks could be split out of large timber."
  • "The Little Peco, strengthened by the multitudinous streamlets, rose against the manacles of winter, riving the ice with crashings and snappings."
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