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  Definition of wharf
  1. a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
  2. moor at a wharf; "The ship was wharfed"
  3. come into or dock at a wharf; "the big ship wharfed in the evening"
  4. discharge at a wharf; "wharf the passengers"
  5. store on a wharf; "Wharf the merchandise"
  6. provide with a wharf; "Wharf the mouth of the river"
Similar Words: pier, wharfage, dock, moor, berth

 

Hyponyms: quay

 

Derivational Morphology: dock, moor, berth, pier, wharfage, mooring, moorage, slip

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 碼頭   Danish: brygge  
Dutch: werf   Esperanto: varfo  
Finnish: laituri   French: quai  
German: Kai   Greek: αποβάθρα  
Italian: molo   Japanese: 波止場  
Korean: 선창   Norwegian: brygge  
Portuguese: cais   Russian: пристань  
Spanish: embarcadero  
 
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