Associations to the word «Pier»


PIER, noun. A raised platform built from the shore out over water, supported on piles; used to secure, or provide access to shipping; a jetty.
PIER, noun. A similar structure, especially at a seaside resort, used to provide entertainment.
PIER, noun. (US) (nautical) A structure that projects tangentially from the shoreline to accommodate ships; often double-sided.
PIER, noun. A structure supporting the junction between two spans of a bridge.
PIER, noun. (architecture) A rectangular pillar, or similar structure, that supports an arch, wall or roof.
PIER GLASS, noun. A tall narrow mirror, usually set between two windows, above a pier table.
PIER TABLE, noun. A small table, usually set against the wall between two windows.

Dictionary definition

PIER, noun. A platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats.
PIER, noun. (architecture) a vertical supporting structure (as a portion of wall between two doors or windows).
PIER, noun. A support for two adjacent bridge spans.

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