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pier /piə/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- bến tàu (nhô ra ngoài); cầu tàu
- đạp ngăn sóng (ở hải cảng)
- cầu dạo chơi (chạy ra biển)
- (kiến trúc) trụ, cột trụ; trụ giữa hai cửa s
pierspɪr /pɪəThesaurus Dictionary
+a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
+(architecture) a vertical supporting structure (as a portion of wall between two doors or windows)
+a support for two adjacent bridge spans
Advanced English Dictionary
1 wharf, landing (stage or place), jetty, quay, floating dock, Technically inaccurate dock:
The ship is tied up at the pier.
2 pile, piling, post, upright, column, support, buttress:
Owing to lack of maintenance, the piers supporting the building have crumbled.
1 a long structure built in the sea 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. + Blackpool pier
2 a long low structure built in a lake, river or the sea 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.
3 (technical) a large strong piece of wood, metal or stone that is used to support a roof, wall, bridge, etc.
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