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pier table

a low table or console intended to be set between two windows, often beneath a pier glass.
Origin of pier table
1825-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • There is a pier table, with a balanced cantilever approach, and building out from each pier.
  • The pier table, the first segment of the deck at the pylon is built on falsework or supported from the pier.
  • Form traveler is installed on each side of the pier table.
  • The structure includes the column and pier table, to which the superstructure attaches.
  • If you look underneath the column looking up and carefully follow the line of girders, you'll notice the pier table.
  • The first paragraph indicates the practice placement shall be on top of the first pier table prior to segmental construction.
British Dictionary definitions for pier table

pier table

a side table designed to stand against a wall between windows
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