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noun 
  1. a raised platform built from the shore out over water, supported on piles; used to secure, or provide access to shipping; a jetty
  2. a similar structure, especially at a seaside resort, used to provide entertainment
  3. (American)(nautical) A structure that projects tangentially from the shoreline to accommodate ships; often double-sided.
  4. a structure supporting the junction between two spans of a bridge
  5. (architecture) a rectangular pillar, or similar structure, that supports an arch, wall or roof
Translations: 
  • Dutch:
  • French: pilier
  • German: Pfeiler
    (trans-mid)
  • Italian: pilastro

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