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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A strip of wood or metal used to strengthen the surface to which it is attached; A fastener (usually with two projecting horns) around which a rope can be secured; A metal or leather projection (as from the sole of a shoe).

Usage examples (32)
  • cleat a line
  • cleat running shoes for better traction
  • In even small crashes I’ve had riders break a cleat or a buckle on their shoes.
  • According to the DRAE, "tapón" is what is used in Argentina and Uruguay for "cleat". for more
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