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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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Scholastic Coach & Athletic Director assembled some of the biggest players in the cleated footwear category to get to the root of what's new, what's hot, what's on the horizon, and most importantly, what the consumer can expect when it laces on a pair of cleats.
Also supplies a range of horizontal conveyors with PVC or wire-mesh belts inclined belt conveyors in fixed and portable versions (one with hydraulic height adjustment), inclined and cleated sidewall conveyors for granular materials, live-roller conveyors, flat-top chain conveyors for bottles and containers, gravity conveyors (roller and skate-wheel types), stainless-steel belt and chain conveyors, and rotary accumulators and unscramblers.
Bulk bottle and component hopper/ conveyors have accumulation bins with cleated elevating belt orair-veying transporting systems.
Cleatskins Sole features a flexible shell that fits over plastic and rubber cleated footwear, snugly cupping the shoe from the bottom.
Additionally, the Thorpe, a Reebok cleated footwear mainstay, will also be worn by players in practices and the game.
adidas has experienced tremendous success in its cleated business, including baseball and football footwear products, and will continue to develop innovative footwear products for these sports.
Company also supplies a range of horizontal conveyors with polyvinyl chloride or wire-mesh belts, inclined belt conveyors in fixed and portable versions including one with hydraulic height adjustment, inclined and cleated sidewall conveyors for granular materials, live-roller conveyors, flat-top chain conveyors for bottles and containers, gravity conveyors (roller and skate-wheel types), stainless-steel belt and chain conveyors, and rotary accumulators and unscramblers.
SELECTING CLEATED SHOES; IMPORTANT DECISIONS IN FINDING THE RIGHT FIT
The American Sporting Goods cleated shoe has remained one of the nation's top sellers for three consecutive weeks.
9 is the fifth Nike model on this week's list and the fourth cleated shoe, the Nike Land Shark Low Top football cleat.
Products include industrial, sanitary, cleated and adjustable-angle conveyors.