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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cleat /ˈklit/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cleat, v. t. To strengthen with a cleat.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cleat n.
 1. Carp. A strip of wood or iron fastened on transversely to something in order to give strength, prevent warping, hold position, etc.
 2. Naut. A device made of wood or metal, having two arms, around which turns may be taken with a line or rope so as to hold securely and yet be readily released. It is bolted by the middle to a deck or mast, etc., or it may be lashed to a rope.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a metal or leather projection (as from the sole of a shoe);
           prevents slipping
      2: a fastener (usually with two projecting horns) around which
         a rope can be secured
      3: a strip of wood or metal used to strengthen the surface to
         which it is attached
      v 1: provide with cleats; "cleat running shoes for better
      2: secure on a cleat; "cleat a line"