Definitions for "Pier"
Any detached mass of masonry, whether insulated or supporting one side of an arch or lintel, as of a bridge; the piece of wall between two openings.
Any additional or auxiliary mass of masonry used to stiffen a wall. See Buttress.
A foundation system of upright column supports set into the ground at specific intervals.
Keywords:  wharf, shoreline, moor, shore, dock
A projecting wharf or landing place.
A structure that projects out from the shoreline, to which boats are secured; Compare to dock and wharf
The structure perpendicular to the shoreline to which a vessel is secured for the purpose of loading and unloading cargo.
Keywords:  quay, jetty, see
See Quay
Jetty → Quay
a part of the seaside- always has been, and always will be
a seaside platform extended out into the sea , designed for pleasure or entertainment ,often as an additional attraction in places with a beach
A person whose work of causing alarum amongst his acquaintances and passing ruffians has come to the attention of the Crown, prompting them to bestow upon the person the right to supervise Alarmigers succor uncultured louts into washing dishes, moving tables, and asking the recently arrived band of unwashed ruffians, cutthroats and baboons to move elsewhere, much to the alarm of his gentle—and former—friends.
Loadbearing brickwork between doors or windows; a short buttress bonded to a wall.
Keywords:  island, artificial
an artificial island
Keywords:  easier, faster, alternative
an easier and faster alternative
Keywords:  thing, specialized
a specialized thing