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pier

pier

 
pronunciation:
pir
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a structure built out from land and extending some distance over water, that is often used for docking boats; wharf.
Let's go fish out on the pier.We can tie the boat up to the pier.
synonyms:
dock, jetty, quay, wharf
similar words:
anchorage, landing, port
definition 2: a heavy post, pillar, wall, or the like used to support a structure such as a bridge or building.
similar words:
pile, piling, pillar, post, support, wall
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