What does pier mean?

pier in AZ Dictionary

(n) A platform extending from a shore over liquid and supported by piles or pillars, used to secure, protect, and provide use of ships or boats.
(n) Such a structure utilized predominantly for activity.
(n) A supporting structure at the junction of linking covers of a bridge.

pier in Community Dictionary

1. An uncompleted connection expanding into a sizable body of water2. A shop of which it's possible to purchase ineffective wicker decorations3. An overly abrasive feminine law student with extrodiarily large blond hair. by ErnestReport definition
Bridges the gap between two opposing elements. by MyrleReport definition

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  • Rhyme for "pier"
    • Bombardier, Chevalier, Clear, Deere, Fear
  • Hypernym for "pier"
    • support
  • Cross Reference for "pier"
    • floating pier, compound pier, abutment-pier, mole, jetty
  • Same Context for "pier"
    • dock, wharf, pillar, building, bridge
  • Variant for "pier"
    • buttress
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