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Definition of Pier


  1. Any detached mass of masonry, whether insulated or supporting one side of an arch or lintel, as of a bridge; the piece of wall between two openings.
  2. Any additional or auxiliary mass of masonry used to stiffen a wall. See Buttress.
  3. A projecting wharf or landing place.

Pier Translations

pier in Dutch is landingsplaats, aanlegplaats, steiger
pier in Italian is molo
pier in Portuguese is cais
pier in Swedish is brygga, pir