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Noun: pier  peer
  1. A platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
    - wharf, wharfage, dock
  2. (architecture) a vertical supporting structure (as a portion of wall between two doors or windows)
  3. A support for two adjacent bridge spans

Sounds like: pekoe, picot, pico-

Derived forms: piers

Type of: platform, support

Part of: bridge, span, wall

Encyclopedia: Pier