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pier (pir),

n an intermediate retaining or supporting abutment for a prosthesis. See also abutment.
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Cape Hatteras Fishing Pier, also known as Frisco Pier, was opened to the public in 1962.
The region has a few fishing piers, jetties and miles of beach shorelines that can put you into the fall migration action.
Inset: Sharky's outdoor dining is just steps from the entry arch at Venice Fishing Pier.
Photo: (1) Port Hueneme residents gather for a candlelight vigil Thursday near the Port Hueneme Fishing Pier to honor crash victims.
The spokesman will be positioned in front of San Clemente Siren #7, located in the San Clemente Municipal Parking Lot, on Del Mar Street, just above the railroad tracks and the San Clemente Municipal Fishing Pier.
The Dania Fishing Pier charges just $3 for the day.
The USA will support the National Park Service by replacing a fishing pier at the park originally constructed in 1950 that is in critical need of repair.
One Harbor Square will include 150 market-rate condominiums, 10,000 s/f of retail and restaurant space, as well as a waterfront park, a water's edge esplanade, fishing pier, kayak launch and storage center and a public beach.
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.
The concrete ship Palo Alto, a World War I supply ship, has lain at the end of the Seacliff State Beach fishing pier near Santa Cruz since it was purposely sunk in 1929.
Let's start at Deerfield Beach and then head south to Government Cut: Deerfield Beach Fishing Pier, Pompano Beach Fishing Pier, Anglin's Fishing Pier in Lauderdale-by the Sea, Dania Beach Pier, Newport Fishing Pier in Sunny Isles Beach and the South Point Fish Pier in South Pointe Park, Miami Beach.
The Sea Gull Fishing Pier would be shut and undergo renovations.