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