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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.
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Move the tank forward to position the next track shoe needing cleats.
Or, you are returning the vehicle to the depot and the cleat tells you that the right rear suspension has a problem in the shock absorber or a critical bolt in the front suspension is broken.
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.
The cleat, used to tie a rope extended from the vessel, flung back and inflicted fatal head and chest injuries.
Conversely, if your toes are pointing outward as you pedal, the cleats are rotating externally.
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.
All ladder rails and cleats must be parallel, level, and uniformly spaced.
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.
The circular cleat arrangement allows for better grip in all directions and faster acceleration on all kinds of turf, the company says.