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piers

Definition/Scope: A structure built along or at an angle from the shore of navigable waters so that ships may lie alongside to receive and discharge cargo and passengers



Used For:

berths
quays
slips (waterfront spaces)
wharfs
wharves

Broader Terms:

harbors

Narrower Terms:

elevated causeway system
finger piers

Related Terms:

docks (piers)


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