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cleatnoun [C]

uk   us   /kliːt/ US
(UK stud) any of the ​small, ​pointedobjects that ​stick out from the ​bottom of some ​shoes used in ​particularsports a ​boot that is ​worn for ​playingfootball, ​baseball, etc.
(Definition of cleat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cleatnoun [C usually pl]

 us   /klit/
one of the ​small, hard ​pieces on the ​bottom of ​specialshoesworn in some ​sports because they ​catch in the ​ground and ​keep you from ​falling
(Definition of cleat from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cleat”
in Chinese (Simplified) 鞋钉, 防滑运动鞋…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鞋釘, 防滑運動鞋…
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