Definition of Platform

1. Noun. A raised horizontal surface. "The speaker mounted the platform"




2. Noun. A document stating the aims and principles of a political party. "They won the election even though they offered no positive program"
Exact synonyms: Political Platform, Political Program, Program
Generic synonyms: Document, Papers, Written Document
Terms within: Plank

3. Noun. The combination of a particular computer and a particular operating system.

4. Noun. Any military structure or vehicle bearing weapons.
Exact synonyms: Weapons Platform
Specialized synonyms: Gun Enclosure, Gun Turret, Turret
Generic synonyms: Construction, Structure
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine

5. Noun. A woman's shoe with a very high thick sole.
Exact synonyms: Chopine
Generic synonyms: Shoe

Definition of Platform

1. n. A plat; a plan; a sketch; a model; a pattern. Used also figuratively.

2. v. t. To place on a platform.

Definition of Platform

1. Noun. A raised stage from which speeches are made and on which musical and other performances are made. ¹

2. Noun. a place or an opportunity to express one's opinion, a tribune ¹

3. Noun. (politics) A political stance on a broad set of issues, which are called planks. ¹

4. Noun. A raised structure from which passengers can enter or leave a train, metro etc. ¹

5. Noun. (automobiles) A set of components shared by several vehicle models. ¹

6. Noun. (computing) A particular type of operating system or environment such as a database or other specific software, and/or a particular type of computer or microprocessor, used to describe a particular environment for running other software, or for defining a specific software or hardware environment for discussion purposes. ¹

7. Noun. A kind of high shoe with an extra layer between the inner and outer soles ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) To furnish with or shape into a platform ¹

9. Verb. (transitive) To place on a platform. ¹

10. Verb. (obsolete transitive) To form a plan of; to model; to lay out. ¹

11. Verb. (politics) (transitive) To include in a political platform ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Platform

1. a raised floor or flat surface [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Platform

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platform (current term)
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Literary usage of Platform

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"The combination, with a gate arranged to close the side entrance to a car platform, of an operating handle located at or near the inner end of the platform ..."

2. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting (1902)
"I very heartily second the motion to adopt the platform offered by the Business Committee. That platform has the right ring; the Mohonk platform always has. ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1901)
"The inclined standard, 1^ rigidly mounted upon a loosely hinged platform and employed to support a revolving reel and rake in an unchangeable position in ..."

4. Proceedings by Journal, Institution of Mechanical Engineers (1849)
"The time of raising the platform from opening the inlet valve to reaching the top is from 50 to 70 seconds, according to the load in regular work ; and the ..."

5. Autobiography of Seventy Years by George Frisbie Hoar (1905)
"CHAPTER XXIV A REPUBLICAN platform I HAVE had occasion several times to prepare the Republican platform for the State Convention. The last time I undertook ..."

6. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"The combination, with a gate arranged to close the side entrance to a car platform, of an operating handle located at or near the inner end of the platform ..."

7. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting (1902)
"I very heartily second the motion to adopt the platform offered by the Business Committee. That platform has the right ring; the Mohonk platform always has. ..."

8. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1901)
"The inclined standard, 1^ rigidly mounted upon a loosely hinged platform and employed to support a revolving reel and rake in an unchangeable position in ..."

9. Proceedings by Journal, Institution of Mechanical Engineers (1849)
"The time of raising the platform from opening the inlet valve to reaching the top is from 50 to 70 seconds, according to the load in regular work ; and the ..."

10. Autobiography of Seventy Years by George Frisbie Hoar (1905)
"CHAPTER XXIV A REPUBLICAN platform I HAVE had occasion several times to prepare the Republican platform for the State Convention. The last time I undertook ..."

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