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Noun: platform  'plat,form
  1. A raised horizontal surface
    "the speaker mounted the platform"
  2. A document stating the aims and principles of a political party
    "their candidate simply ignored the party platform";
    - political platform, political program, program
  3. The combination of a particular computer and a particular operating system
  4. (military) any military structure or vehicle bearing weapons
    - weapons platform
  5. A woman's shoe with a very high thick sole
    - chopine
Verb: platform  'plat,form
  1. Provide with a platform
  2. Place or put on (or by) a platform

Derived forms: platformed, platforming, platforms

Type of: ADP system, ADPS, automatic data processing system, computer system, computing system, construction, document, horizontal surface, level, papers, shoe, structure, written document

Encyclopedia: Platform