n.1.A plat; a plan; a sketch; a model; a pattern. Used also figuratively.
2.A place laid out after a model.
lf the platform just reflects the order.
- Pope.
3.Any flat or horizontal surface; especially, one that is raised above some particular level, as a framework of timber or boards horizontally joined so as to form a roof, or a raised floor, or portion of a floor; a landing; a dais; a stage, for speakers, performers, or workmen; a standing place.
4.A declaration of the principles upon which a person, a sect, or a party proposes to stand; a declared policy or system; as, the Saybrook platform; a political platform.
5.(Naut.) A light deck, usually placed in a section of the hold or over the floor of the magazine. See Orlop.
Platform car
a railway car without permanent raised sides or covering; a f at.
Platform scale
a weighing machine, with a flat platform on which objects are weighed.
v. t.1.To place on a platform.
2.To form a plan of; to model; to lay out.
Noun1.Platformplatform - a raised horizontal surface; "the speaker mounted the platform"
2.platform - a document stating the aims and principles of a political party; "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 - any military structure or vehicle bearing weapons
5.Platformplatform - a woman's shoe with a very high thick sole
platform - Specific computer hardware, as in the phrase "platform-independent". It may also refer to a specific combination of hardware and operating system and/or compiler, as in "this program has been ported to several platforms". It is also used to refer to support software for a particular activity, as in "This program provides a platform for research into routing protocols".
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