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Platform

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Noun

1. platform

a raised horizontal surface

Example Sentences:
'the speaker mounted the platform'

2. platform, political platform, political program, program

a document stating the aims and principles of a political party

Example Sentences:
'their candidate simply ignored the party platform'
'they won the election even though they offered no positive program'

3. platform

the combination of a particular computer and a particular operating system

4. platform, weapons platform

any military structure or vehicle bearing weapons

5. chopine, platform

a woman's shoe with a very high thick sole

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Platform

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noun
1. 
a raised floor or other horizontal surface, such as a stage for speakers
2. 
a raised area at a railway station, from which passengers have access to the trains
3.  drilling platform, production platform
4. 
the declared principles, aims, etc, of a political party, an organization, or an individual
5. 
a level raised area of ground
6. 
a. 
the thick raised sole of some high-heeled shoes
b. 
(as modifier)
platform shoes
7. 
a vehicle or level place on which weapons are mounted and fired
8. 
a specific type of computer hardware or computer operating system

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Platform

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noun
1. 
a raised horizontal surface of wood, stone, or metal
; specif.,
a. 
a raised stage or flooring beside railroad tracks or the like
b. 
a raised flooring or stage for performers, speakers, etc.
2.  US
a statement of principles and policies, esp. of a political party
3. 
a shoe with a platform sole
in full platform shoe
4. 
a. 
a type of computer or other electronic hardware device having a standard design for use with a compatible operating system, software, etc.
b. 
such an operating system, software, etc. having a standard design for use with compatible programs, applications, etc.
adjective
5. 
designating a thick sole of cork, leather, etc. for a shoe
6. 
designating a shoe with such a sole

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Platform

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n.
1.
a. A horizontal surface raised above the level of the adjacent area, as a stage for public speaking or a landing alongside railroad tracks.
b. A vessel, such as a submarine or an aircraft carrier, from which weapons can be deployed.
c. An oil platform.
2. A place, means, or opportunity for public expression of opinion: a journal that served as a platform for radical views.
3. A vestibule at the end of a railway car.
4. A formal declaration of the principles on which a group, such as a political party, makes its appeal to the public.
5.
a. A thick layer, as of leather or cork, between the inner and outer soles of a shoe, giving added height.
b. A shoe having such a construction.
6. Computers The basic technology of a computer system's hardware and software that defines how a computer is operated and determines what other kinds of software can be used.
7. Geology
a. A flat elevated portion of ground.
b. The ancient, stable, interior layer of a continental craton composed of igneous or metamorphic rocks covered by a thin layer of sedimentary rock.

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