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Pier

A man made structure extending from the shore against which vessels may lie to load or unload cargo.
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Then, turning over again, she shot past under the pier.
'This fellow fell off the pier, and a girl brought him in.'
The event's volunteer organisers are encouraging people to go to Bangor Pier from 4pm to enjoy the spectacle, cheer on the impressive team of fundraisers and make the most of the food and drinks that will be available on the pier.
Residents say the pier is cleaned regularly, but officials from Crown Estates swooped without warning, bolting barriers into the stone pier described by residents as "the beating heart of the community".
Port of Tyne say its staff have discovered human waste on the pier, which poses a health and safety risk to employees and the public.
The technical opportunity that made the pier boom possible was the same as for the railways and giant sheds so emblematic of 19th-century space--iron.
The Pier Pit Stop, which is housed inside a converted Victorian shelter, officially opened on Saturday.
Once we took in a show at the pier theatre only to discover the following year that disaster had struck in the form of a storm surge causing irreversible damage to the pier, cutting off the pier theatre.
The pier, built in 1900, was damaged by Storm Doris in February.
Cromer Pier in Norfolk even offers waves of nostalgia by staging a traditional end of the pier variety show.
The overall effects of adding FRP wraps to columns or piers should, however, be evaluated by considering the structural system as a whole, including both the piers and the pier cap, rather than testing just an isolated column.