Translation of pier in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (landing place)Example sentences1.2 (with amusements)
(paseo con juegos y atracciones sobre un muelle)Example sentences
- The grounds include a boat shed and pier with river and lake frontages, as well as lawn areas and a number of mature shrubs.
- A safety zone was established around all visiting Navy and foreign ships as they transited to their berths at Manhattan's piers on the Hudson River.
- Here, piers for lake boats delivering coal and oil to wholesale distributors, as well as building materials, were busy for many decades.
- However, visits to arcades on piers or family amusement centres suggest that this form of gambling is no longer conducted within a family environment.
- The shops weren't as good, there were no amusement arcades and no pier or beach.
- The news of the overspend comes as work continues at the shore end of the pier to build a new entrance bridge across the road.
- 2 (Architecture) 2.1 (pillar) 2.2 (section of wall)Example sentences
- The initial solution was the masonry vault, or a barrel-shaped, load-bearing span that supported the floor above, and rested on massive, and expensive, walls and piers.
- Meanwhile the two piers between the windows are equal in width.
- The window piers at Hampton Court are also too narrow to accommodate any of the illustrated tables except Figure 5.
- Various foundation types have been adopted to support the bridge piers and abutments.
- ‘We could have built a conventional multi-span bridge supported by piers for about 20 per cent less,’ he said.
- He said: ‘These were then lifted one at a time into place on top of the supporting piers to form the bridge.’
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