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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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"They are both stainless steel cleats and one of the reasons for their success is their suitability for virtually any installation application."
Got him some new cleats, a jersey and a baseball bat.
For best performance, put a set of cleats on every fifth shoe.
First cleat positions and shapes have changed, this is mostly in regard to answering three key issues: traction for changing surfaces, cleat pressure or dispersion, and weight of the product.
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.
For the ice cleat process, DSCC requirements were obtained to ensure that the investment in redesigning and prototyping would be returned to them by way of reduced cost, lead time or improved value.
Meanwhile, the British are trying out a new sole for soccer boots that uses curved cleats arranged in a circle around the ball of the foot.
First, tack the back (C) to the bottom (B), then add the sides (A), the front (D) and finally the cleat (F).
Securing a drill unit for operation using the Cleat is simple and quick, said Dan Sharpe, company president.
"Unfortunately, it's not just a question of installing any old cleat. It has to be correctly specified for the project in hand.
Cameron McLean had a difficult race in sprint three and was 14th with Thunder's Calum Cleat getting fifth while in a nail-biting sprint four, Thunder's Phil Simpson led much of the way with Tigers' Craig Brock close behind in second.