Word:

Cleat

Pronunciation: klēt
n.1.
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.
v. t.1.To strengthen with a cleat.
Noun1.cleat - a metal or leather projection (as from the sole of a shoe); prevents slipping
2.cleat - a fastener (usually with two projecting horns) around which a rope can be secured
3.cleat - a strip of wood or metal used to strengthen the surface to which it is attached
Verb1.cleat - provide with cleats; "cleat running shoes for better traction"
2.cleat - secure on a cleat; "cleat a line"
furnish, provide, render, supply
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