A structure or platform of timber, masonry, iron, earth, or other material, built on the shore of a harbor, river, canal, or the like, and usually extending from the shore to deep water, so that vessels may lie close alongside to receive and discharge cargo, passengers, etc.; a quay; a pier.
The bank of a river, or the shore of the sea.
A platform to which a vessel loads and unloads is cargo.
Manmade structure parallel to the shoreline for loading, unloading or making fast.
A structure or a level place along the bank of a waterway, upon which vessels lying alongside can discharge their cargoes.
A structure built along the shore of navigable waters so that ships may receive and discharge cargo.
A structure, built upon piles, against which a vessel may dock and discharge cargo.
A flat structure built parallel to the shore to facilitate loading and unloading of cargo and/or passengers from vessels. In everyday conversation, wharf is interchangeable with dock and pier.
structure of open construction built parallel to the shore, used by vessels for loading and unloading
worf i) A level quayside area to which a ship may be moored to load and unload, ii) moor (a ship) at a wharf, iii) store (goods) on a wharf.
a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
discharge at a wharf; "wharf the passengers"
come into or dock at a wharf; "the big ship wharfed in the evening"
moor at a wharf; "The ship was wharfed"
a fixed platform, commonly on pilings, roughly parallel to and alongside navigable water, where ships are loaded and unloaded
a platform built on or out from the shore. Ships can come alongside the wharf so that goods may be loaded or unloaded.
The place at which ships tie up to unload and load cargo. The wharf typically has front and rear loading docks (aprons), a transit shed, open (unshedded) storage areas, truck bays, and rail tracks.
structure built along the shore where ships may berth to load or unload cargo, or for fitting and refitting ships
A man-made structure bonding the edge of a dock and built along or at an angle to the shoreline, used for loading, unloading, or tying up vessels.
A place for berthing vessels to facilitate loading and discharging of cargo.
a structure on a harbor for ships to tie to; a shore
A pier or dock
quay. A section parallel to the shore for docking and unloading vessels.
A structure built out over the water where boats can dock. A wharf is supported by heavy wooden or concrete pilings. The plural of wharf is "wharves."