Wharf

[Holdings] Wharf Holdings Ltd. v. United Int`l Holdings, Inc., {ussc|532|588|2001}, was a United States Supreme Court case decided in 2001. The case concerned a provision of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 dealing with manipulating and evading rules set by the SEC. The Court concluded that a secret understanding to violate an arrangemen...
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wharf

[v] - provide with a wharf 2. [v] - store on a wharf 3. [v] - discharge at a wharf 4. [v] - moor at a wharf, of vessels
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Wharf

Wharf noun ; plural Wharfs or Wharves . [ Anglo-Saxon hwerf , hwearf , a returning, a change, from hweorfan to turn, turn about, go about; akin to Dutch werf a wharf, German werft , Swedish varf a shipbuilder's yard, Danish verft
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Wharf

Wharf transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Wharfed ; present participle & verbal noun Wharfing .] 1. To guard or secure by a firm wall of timber or stone constructed like a wharf; to furnish with a wharf or wharfs. 2....
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wharf

Origin: AS. Hwerf, hwearf, a returning, a change, from hweorfan to turn, turn about, go about; akin to D. Werf a wharf, G. Werft, Sw. Varf a shipbuilder's yard, Dan. Verft wharf, dockyard, G. Werben to enlist, to engage, woo, OHG. Werban to turn about, go about, be active or occupied, Icel. Hverfa to turn, Goth. Hwairban, hwarbon, to walk. Cf. Whir...
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Wharf

• (v. t.) To guard or secure by a firm wall of timber or stone constructed like a wharf; to furnish with a wharf or wharfs. • (n.) The bank of a river, or the shore of the sea. • (n.) A structure or platform of timber, masonry, iron, earth, or other material, built on the shore of a harbor, river, canal, or the like, and usually exte...
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wharf

(from the article `dock`) At locations where the conformation of the shore and depth of water do not favour economical construction of a quay wall, a wharf, consisting of a ...
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Wharf

A wharf is a perpendicular mound of timber, stone and earth raised on the shore of a harbour, river, canal or the like and extending into the water. Wharfs are designed for the convenience of loading and unloading vessels.
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wharf

A built up area were boats can moor while unloading.
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Wharf

Manmade structure parallel to the shoreline for loading, unloading or making fast.
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Wharf

the docks where the boats are moored.
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Wharf

A wharf or quay (iː, also eɪ or eɪ) is a structure on the shore of a harbor or on the bank of a river or canal where ships may dock to load and unload cargo or passengers. Such a structure includes one or more berths (mooring locations), and may also include piers, warehouses, or other facilities necessary for handling the ships. A wharf common...
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wharf

a wooden landing place or pier where boats may tie up and unload.
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wharf

The place at which ships tie up to unload and load cargo. The wharf typically has front and rear loading docks (aprons), a transit shed, open (unshedded) storage areas, truck bays, and rail tracks.
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wharf

a platform from the shore that provides access to ships
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