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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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Mr Buttress attended Croesyceiliog Comprehensive School and Middlesex University.
Last year Mr Buttress, now a non-executive director at the fast growing firm, made headlines after netting PS12.
Tenders are invited for Slide repair, earthwork, and rip rap buttress.
It's expected there will be a thinning out of management to improve value for money," said Chris Buttress, partner at accounting firm Pricewaterhouse Coopers, who carried out research into the financial impact of the changes.
In the motion to dismiss, Holm's attorney, Rodney Parker, cites the Lawrence opinion to buttress the claim that "the national social order in the United States does not compel a conclusion that plural marriage [e.
With this in mind, the Company is now testing -- and plans to roll out-- brand new, differentiated retail concepts that should buttress the growth of its drug store business.
Chief Inspector John Buttress, a senior officer with Greater Manchester Police, is said to have benefited from preferential interest rates by allegedly failing to tell his mortgage provider that a PS185,000 loan was for a commercial purpose.
During a live celebration, Abu Dhabi Airports today announced the placement of the first buttress for the main structural steel arches of the Midfield Terminal Building (MTB), 7 days ahead of schedule.
During the election campaign," PWW reported, "Lula charged that FTAA would clear the way for 'annexation' of Latin America by the United States while Mercusor is a buttress against U.
4 million airplane to help buttress an aging fleet.
Genetic tweaks causing big changes buttress recent proposals that evolution can take giant steps, Schemske argues.