Meaning of “pier” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “pier” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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piernoun [ C ]

us /pɪər/

pier noun [ C ] (STRUCTURE)

a structure built out over the water on posts, along which boats can land:

a fishing pier

pier noun [ C ] (COLUMN)

a thick, strong column used to support a structure such as a bridge

(Definition of “pier” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)