cleat cleat  /ˈklit/


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


  1. Shimano 105 SPD-SL pedals – in brief review

    Weighing a mere 3g more than their Ultegra siblings, the 105s look like amazing value for the money. And sporting the same attractive shape as the Ultegras, a finish colour matched to the 105 groupset, and retaining the stainless steel protective plate, they are far from being an inferior choice.  The standard cleat also offers 3 degrees of float, and though it doesn’t glide the way some do, the ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: BikeRadar

  2. Confederations Cup, Group Stage Schedule

    The adidas Nitrocharge is the most talked about new cleat in years. It was released on May 15 and will take your pitch by storm. The USA will wear their blue away jersey against Jamaica in their World Cup qualifier on Friday night.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Soccer365

  3. Minnesota Twins: Burton, Pressly improved

    Twins setup man Jared Burton said he felt 100 percent for the first time since suffering a lower body injury Saturday, when his right cleat got caught in the rubber in Washington.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Pioneer Press


  1. "Chain-link fences should be banned in a major league stadium outfield wall," Kotsay said. "It's dangerous. You've got a lot of risk for injury if you stick your cleat in there. I know a lot of fields have it, but it's not a good surface to...
    on Mar 30, 2008 By: Mark Kotsay Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "My cleat stuck and it popped a little," said Gagne, who has become one of the best closers in baseball and won the National League Cy Young Award in 2003. "But I'm walking on it and it didn't swell, and I was able to play catch after that....
    on Feb 24, 2005 By: Eric Gagne Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. "I caught a cleat and was going to step off. Dumbest thing I've ever done," Accardo said.
    on Jul 18, 2006 By: Jeremy Accardo Source: 940 News

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