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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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