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  Definition of pier
  1. a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
  2. a support for two adjacent bridge spans
  3. (architecture) a vertical supporting structure (as a portion of wall between two doors or windows)
Similar Words: wharf, wharfage, dock

 

Hyponyms: quay

 

Part Meronyms: bridge, span, wall

 

Derivational Morphology: dock, wharf, moor, berth

 

Anagrams: peri, ripe

 

Language Translations:
Danish: mole   French: jetée  
German: Pier   Greek: μώλος  
Italian: pontile   Latin: moles  
Portuguese: píer   Russian: пристань  
Swedish: brygga  
 
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