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Definition 1: a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pier in the sense of this definition

(pier is a kind of ...) a raised horizontal surface

"the speaker mounted the platform"

(... is a kind of pier ) a pier that provides a landing place on a river

(... is a kind of pier ) wharf usually built parallel to the shoreline

(pier is a part of ...) a strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines)

"the road was closed to vehicular traffic with bollards"

(pier is a part of ...) the part of a wharf that is next to a ship

Definition 2: a support for two adjacent bridge spans - [noun denoting artifact]

(pier is a kind of ...) any device that bears the weight of another thing

"there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"

(... is part of pier) a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.

Definition 3: (architecture) a vertical supporting structure (as a portion of wall between two doors or windows) - [noun denoting artifact]

(pier is a kind of ...) any device that bears the weight of another thing

"there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"

(... is part of pier) an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure

"the south wall had a small window" "the walls were covered with pictures"

(pier belongs to category ...) the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings

"architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"

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