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Definition 1: a raised horizontal surface - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where platform or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the speaker mounted the platform

(platform is a kind of ...) a flat surface at right angles to a plumb line

"park the car on the level"

(... is a kind of platform ) a platform from which an auctioneer sells

"they put their paintings on the block"

(... is a kind of platform ) a high narrow platform above a deck or in an engine room or boiler room

(... is a kind of platform ) a portable platform for storing or moving goods that are stacked on it

(... is a kind of platform ) a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats

(... is a kind of platform ) a platform usually marked off by ropes in which contestants box or wrestle

(... is a kind of platform ) a narrow platform extending from the stage into the audience in a theater or nightclub etc.

(... is a kind of platform ) a platform from which criminals are executed (hanged or beheaded)

(... is a kind of platform ) a large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience

"he clambered up onto the stage and got the actors to help him into the box"

(... is a kind of platform ) a small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination

(... is a kind of platform ) platform at the top of a staircase

(... is a kind of platform ) platform surrounding the head of a lower mast

(... is a kind of platform ) a circular horizontal platform that rotates a phonograph record while it is being played

(... is a kind of platform ) a platform from which rockets or space craft are launched

(... is a kind of platform ) platform from which passengers and cargo can be (un)loaded

(... is a kind of platform ) a platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air

(... is a kind of platform ) narrow platform extending out into an auditorium

"models displayed clothes on a catwalk at the fashion show"

(... is a kind of platform ) platform for a lookout at or near the top of a mast

(... is a kind of platform ) a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it

(... is a kind of platform ) any of various platforms built into a vessel

(... is a kind of platform ) a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded

(... is a kind of platform ) a narrow raised platform at the side of a stage in a theater; stagehands can work the ropes controlling equipment in the flies

(... is a kind of platform ) a narrow platform on which to stand or brace the feet

(... is a kind of platform ) the platform in the cab of a locomotive on which the engineer stands to operate the controls

(... is a kind of platform ) a platform at the head of a foremast

(... is a kind of platform ) an intermediate platform in a staircase

(... is a kind of platform ) a rotatable platform with a track; used to turn locomotives and cars

Definition 2: any military structure or vehicle bearing weapons - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for platform in the sense of this definition

(platform is a kind of ...) a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

"the structure consisted of a series of arches" "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"

(... is a kind of platform ) a self-contained weapons platform housing guns and capable of rotation

(platform belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 3: a woman's shoe with a very high thick sole - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for platform in the sense of this definition

(platform is a kind of ...) footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material

Definition 4: the combination of a particular computer and a particular operating system - [noun denoting artifact]

(platform is a kind of ...) a system of one or more computers and associated software with common storage

(platform is a part of ...) a machine for performing calculations automatically

(platform is a part of ...) (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services

Definition 5: a document stating the aims and principles of a political party - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where platform or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • their candidate simply ignored the party platform
  • they won the election even though they offered no positive program

Synonyms for platform in the sense of this definition

(platform is a kind of ...) writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)

(platform is a part of ...) an endorsed policy in the platform of a political party

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