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cleat in Technology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcleatcleat /kliːt/ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 TDa small bar with two short arms around which ropes can be tied, especially on a ship2 [usually plural]DC a short piece of rubber, metal etc attached to the bottom of a sports shoe in order to prevent someone from slipping syn stud3 β†’ cleats
Examples from the Corpus
cleatβ€’ Bats and batting helmets as well as gloves and cleats were collected.β€’ A new Skywalk sole with an environmentally-friendly cleat pattern gives a good grip even on slippery rocks.β€’ Janir stood out in center field wearing his cleats, his uniform and the new glove we had bought and oiled.β€’ I pointed out the crampons, the little cleats attached to the bottoms.β€’ There were powder burns all over the Raiders' cleats at the Oakland Coliseum Sunday.β€’ He sat hunched by the stern cleat, knife ready to cut the Zodiac free.β€’ When he unwound the rope from the cleat the bell rang once.β€’ The foredeck man snubbed it on the cleat.