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1. a strong wooden or metal post mounted on a wharf, quay, etc., used for securing mooring lines
2. Brit a small post or marker placed on a kerb or traffic island to make it conspicuous to motorists
3. Mountaineering an outcrop of rock or pillar of ice that may be used to belay a rope
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A low single post, or one of a series, usually made of stone or concrete, set upright in the pavement, closely spaced to prevent motor vehicles from entering an area.
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A heavy post on a dock or ship used in mooring ships.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
A low single post, or one of a series, usually stone, set to prevent motor vehicles from entering an area.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.