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synonyms for piers

  • harbor
  • seaport
  • wharf
  • anchorage
  • boatyard
  • dockage
  • docks
  • dockyard
  • gate
  • harborage
  • haven
  • landing
  • refuge
  • retreat
  • roads
  • roadstead
  • sanctuary
  • shelter
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How to use piers in a sentence

There was one point about one of the piers—the Seventh—that that he had not fully settled in his mind.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
After a dusty walk round piers and beaches lunched with Hunter-Weston before inspecting the 155th and 156th Brigades.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
He had at once plunged74 himself in difficulties with his barons by his infatuation for Piers de Gaveston.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Generally speaking, the Norman piers at Romsey are compound ones, formed of many minor shafts.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: A SHORT ACCOUNT OF ROMSEY ABBEYTHOMAS PERKINS
When, at length, the smoke of the “big brother” was observed drawing near, the people flocked in hundreds to the piers and cliffs.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The cantilever rests on two river piers 120 ft. apart, centre to centre.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Occasionally metal work or woodwork is used for intermediate piers.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
When the resultant pressure is not vertical on the piers these must be constructed to meet the inclined pressure.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
In some cases the piers are cast iron cylinders 10 ft. or more in diameter filled with concrete.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Skeleton towers on the piers supported chains attached to the arched ribs at suitable points.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO PIERS

  • anchorage
  • boatyard
  • dockage
  • docks
  • dockyard
  • gate
  • harbor
  • harborage
  • haven
  • landing
  • piers
  • refuge
  • retreat
  • roads
  • roadstead
  • sanctuary
  • seaport
  • shelter
  • wharf
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.