A landing pier; wharf
The definition of a wharf is a wood or stone structure built along the side of a water of body for ships to tie up against during loading.
The state of being supported:
A slender, freestanding, vertical support; a column.
A heavy beam of timber, concrete, or steel, driven into the earth as a foundation or support for a structure.
An intermediate platform on a flight of stairs.
A structure of wood or stone extended into the sea to influence the current or tide, or to protect a harbor or beach.
Any slender vertical support, as of steel or reinforced concrete.
A projecting structure, generally of brick or stone, built against a wall to support or reinforce it
Employment on a vessel:
Find another word for piers. In this page you can discover 12 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for piers, like: docks, wharfs, supports, pillars, piles, landings, jetties, columns, buttresses, breakwaters and berths.