Guide pile

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(Engin.) a pile driven to mark a place, as a point to work to.

See also: Guide

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Aurecon and Cox Rayner were faced with the challenge not only of achieving flood resilience and accessibility for mobility aid users, but also the delivery of a modern, ambitious and elegant architectural design in a maritime environment that eliminated the traditional array of pontoon guide piles.
City harbor crew recently installed two guide piles to assist vessels in and out of the Travelift slipway.
Guide piles are often placed at the end of fingers and intermittently throughout the dock system to maintain a floating dock system in a specific location and to resist various combinations of forces from the elements and boaters.
Late in the second half of the Canada goose hunting season the smart guide piles extra foliage into the back of the pickup as he brings the sports to the shoot.