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pier (pir),

n an intermediate retaining or supporting abutment for a prosthesis. See also abutment.
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The fishing pier celebration will feature an excellent photo opportunity of Mayor Meehan making the official first cast on the new pier.
There are many great fishing piers in Florida which offer pompano fishing throughout the year.
Hook, Line & Sinker-Fishing Package: With one of the few fishing piers left in North Carolina, the Sheraton's private pier offers access to an abundance of sea life.
Photo: (1) Port Hueneme residents gather for a candlelight vigil Thursday near the Port Hueneme Fishing Pier to honor crash victims.
Friday's surf included breakers as high as 6 feet and sets up to 8 feet - and swells almost as high as the Venice Beach Fishing Pier - a rare sight.
Tenders are invited for Shelter Island Fishing Pier Boat Dock Replacement
In Dade County Newport Fishing Pier recently re-opened.
The Harlem Piers project calls for a new bicycle and pedestrian path, a docking pier, a recreational and fishing pier, and landscaped open space that will reclaim the waterfront for pedestrian and recreational use.
One was buried Thursday at Dockweiler State Beach in Playa Del Rey and the Coast Guard towed one out to sea Monday because it was a navigational hazard after turning up floating near the fishing pier in Los Angeles Harbor, he said.
16 /PRNewswire/ -- Physically challenged Michigan residents will now be able to use a new fishing pier on the AuSable River, constructed by members of the award-winning Northeast Michigan Sportsmen's Club, with assistance from Consumers Power Company and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR).
Series 2004 bond proceeds will be used to fund the renovation of the existing community center, the replacement of a fishing pier, beach renourishment, and land purchases for park facilities.
The scope of the project consists of construction of a 65 foot long, 6 foot wide fishing pier at the location of the original Lord Delaware Bridge, Route 33, at the F-600 road terminus.