Definitions for Platformˈplæt fɔrm
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a horizontal surface, or a structure with a horizontal surface, usu. raised above the level of the surrounding area.
a raised flooring or other horizontal surface for use as a stage.
the raised area between or alongside the tracks of a railroad station, from which the cars of the train are entered.
the open entrance area, or vestibule, at the end of a railroad passenger car.
a public statement of the principles on which a person or group, esp. a political party, takes a stand in appealing to the public.
a set of principles; plan.
a place for public discussion; forum.
a decklike construction on which the drill rig of an offshore oil or gas well is erected.
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a flat, elevated piece of ground.
a thick insert of leather, cork, or other sturdy material between the uppers and the sole of a shoe. a shoe with this feature.
any standard that forms a basic environment under which compatible computer systems and application programs can be developed and run, as a specific computer processor or network connection (hardware platform) or an operating system, database, etc. (software platform) .
Origin of platform:
1540–50; earlier platte forme < MF: lit., flat form, plane figure. See plate , form
a raised horizontal surface
"the speaker mounted the platform"
platform, political platform, political program, program(noun)
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"
the combination of a particular computer and a particular operating system
platform, weapons platform(noun)
any military structure or vehicle bearing weapons
a woman's shoe with a very high thick sole
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a flat surface used to raise sth above the surrounding area
an oil drilling platform; the speakers stood on a platform
the area next to a train track that passengers wait on
passengers stepping onto the platform
A raised stage from which speeches are made and on which musical and other performances are made.
a place or an opportunity to express one's opinion, a tribune
this new talk show will give a platform to everyday men and women
A political stance on a broad set of issues, which are called planks.
A raised structure from which passengers can enter or leave a train, metro etc.
A set of components shared by several vehicle models.
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.
That program runs on the X Window System platform.
A kind of high shoe with an extra layer between the inner and outer soles
To furnish with or shape into a platform
To place on a platform.
To form a plan of; to model; to lay out.
Church discipline is platformed in the Bible. uE00028225uE001 Milton.
To include in a political platform
Origin: Recorded since 1550, from plate-forme, literally "flat form", from plate "flat" (from plat, of uncertain origin) + forme "form" (from forma). Compare flatscape.
a plat; a plan; a sketch; a model; a pattern. Used also figuratively
a place laid out after a model
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
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
a light deck, usually placed in a section of the hold or over the floor of the magazine. See Orlop
to place on a platform
to form a plan of; to model; to lay out
A computing platform includes a hardware architecture and a software framework, where the combination allows software to run. Typical platforms include a computer architecture, operating system and Runtime libraries. A platform is a crucial element in software development. A platform might be simply defined as a place to launch software. The platform provider offers the software developer an undertaking that logic code will run consistently as long as the platform is in place.
Translations for Platform
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a raised part of a floor eg in a hall, for speakers, entertainers etc
The orchestra arranged themselves on the platform.
- palcoPortuguese (BR)
- das PodiumGerman
- scene; tribuneDanish
- plataforma; escenarioSpanish
- estrade, tribuneFrench
- प्लेटफार्म, चबूतरा, मंचHindi
- emelvény, dobogó, pódiumHungarian
- ræðu-/sviðspallur, sviðIcelandic
- 연단, 강단Korean
- plattform; talerstolNorwegian
- estradă, podiumRomanian
- сцена, трибунаRussian
- estrad, podium, tribunSwedish
- sahne, plâtformTurkish
- 講台，戲台Chinese (Trad.)
- сцена; трибунаUkrainian
- چبوترہ، مچانUrdu
- 讲台，戏台Chinese (Simp.)
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