Definition of Platform. Meaning of Platform. Synonyms of Platform

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Definition of Platform

Platform
Platform Plat"form`, v. t. 1. To place on a platform. [R.] 2. To form a plan of; to model; to lay out. [Obs.] Church discipline is platformed in the Bible. --Milton.
Platform
Platform Plat"form`, n. [Plat, a. + -form: cf. F. plateforme.] 1. A plat; a plan; a sketch; a model; a pattern. Used also figuratively. [Obs.] --Bacon. 2. A place laid out after a model. [Obs.] 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. ``The platform of Geneva.' --Hooker. 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.
platform
Halfpace Half"pace`, n. (Arch.) A platform of a staircase where the stair turns back in exactly the reverse direction of the lower flight. See Quarterpace. Note: This term and quartepace are rare or unknown in the United States, platform or landing being used instead.

Meaning of Platform from wikipedia

- Platform may refer to: Computing platform, a framework on which applications may be run Platform game, a genre of video games Car platform, a set of components...
- A platform game (often simplified as platformer or jump 'n' run games) is a video game genre and subgenre of action games in which the core objective...
- A computing platform or digital platform is an environment in which a piece of software is executed. It may be the hardware or the operating system (OS)...
- The Platform may refer to: The Platform (film), a Spanish horror film The Platform (TV series), an Emirati TV series The Platform (album), a hip-hop album...
- A side platform (also known as a marginal platform or a single-face platform) is a platform positioned to the side of one or more railway tracks or guideways...
- Platformism is a form of anarchist organization that s****s unity from its parti****nts, having as a defining characteristic the idea that each platformist...
- No Platform, in the UK, is a form of student boycott where a person or organisation is denied a platform to speak. The British National Union of Students...
- An island platform (also center platform, centre platform) is a station layout arrangement where a single platform is positioned between two tracks within...
- An oil platform, oil rig, offs**** platform, or oil and/or gas production platform is a large structure with facilities to extract, and process petroleum...
- In computing, cross-platform software (also called multi-platform software, platform-agnostic software, or platform-independent software) is computer...