Meaning of PIER in English

PIER

(1) A structure or platform which extends from the shore out into a body of water, supported by piles or pillars, and serves primarily for mooring and landing ships or boats. (2) A structure (as a breakwater) extending into navigable water for use as a landing place or promenade or to protect or form a harbor. Frequently used synonymously with Jetty.

Environmental engineering English vocabulary.      Английский словарь экологического инжиниринга.