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cleat

1. a wedge-shaped block, usually of wood, attached to a structure to act as a support
2. Nautical a device consisting of two hornlike prongs projecting horizontally in opposite directions from a central base, used for securing lines on vessels, wharves, etc.
3. a small triangular-shaped nail used in glazing

Cleat

A small piece of timber or metal fixed to one member and used to reinforce, and positively locate or support another member, a strip of wood or other material applied to the wall, for the purposes of supporting another member fastened to it.

cleat

[klēt]
(civil engineering)
A strip of wood, metal, or other material fastened across something to serve as a batten or to provide strength or support.
(design engineering)
A fitting having two horizontally projecting horns around which a rope may be made fast.
(geology)
Vertical breakage planes found in coal. Also spelled cleet.

cleat

A small block or strip of wood nailed on a member or on a surface; used to support a brace or to hold a member or object in place temporarily.
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The cleat, used to tie a rope extended from the vessel, flung back and inflicted fatal head and chest injuries.
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From the bench she gazed at the big Rockettes and the smaller players of her sister's team--and now her own--the Cleats.
When you mount the stanchion make sure to bring the top of the bottom cleat snug with the underside of the stand for support and leave it back one inch.
The cleat for the M1 was designed and specified to be forged, although other ice cleats are designed as both castings and forgings.
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The all-new Mizuno Heist IQ's product benefits were on full display during All Star game as Mizuno brand ambassador Jose Iglesias wore a custom designed version of the new cleat.
Securing a drill unit for operation using the Cleat is simple and quick, said Dan Sharpe, company president.