Definition of pier noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    pier

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    NAmE//pɪr//
     
     
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  1. 1 a long low structure built in a lake, river, or the ocean and joined to the land at one end, used by boats to allow passengers to get on and off The river bus leaves from Pier 4. synonym dock
  2. 2 a long structure built in the ocean and joined to the land at one end, often with places of entertainment on it After lunch, the family went for a walk along the pier. Santa Monica pier
  3. 3(technology) a large strong piece of wood, metal, or stone that is used to support a roof, wall, bridge, etc.
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