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  Words related to pier

Related / Similar Words: wharf, wharfage, dock

 

Definition:
  • a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats;
  • a support for two adjacent bridge spans;
  • (architecture) a vertical supporting structure (as a portion of wall between two doors or windows);

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    Hyponyms: quay

     

    Part Meronyms: bridge, span, wall

     

    Derivational Morphology: dock, wharf, moor, berth

     

    Anagrams: peri, ripe

     

    Language Translations:
    Danish: mole   French: jetée  
    German: Pier   Greek: μώλος  
    Italian: pontile   Latin: moles  
    Portuguese: píer   Russian: пристань  
    Swedish: brygga  
     
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