HyperDic: platform

English > 5 senses of the word platform:
NOUNartifactplatforma raised horizontal surface
communicationplatform, political platform, political program, programa document stating the aims and principles of a political party
artifactplatformthe combination of a particular computer and a particular operating system
artifactplatform, weapons platformany military structure or vehicle bearing weapons
artifactplatform, chopinea woman's shoe with a very high thick sole
platform > pronunciation
Rhymesbarnstorm ... windstorm: 29 rhymes with aorm...
English > platform: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA raised horizontal surface.
Example"the speaker mounted the platform"
Narrowerauction block, blockA platform from which an auctioneer sells
bandstand, outdoor stage, standA platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air
catwalkNarrow platform extending out into an auditorium
crow's nestplatform for a lookout at or near the top of a mast
dais, podium, pulpit, rostrum, ambo, stump, soapboxA platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it
deckAny of various platforms built into a vessel
dock, loading dockA platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded
fly gallery, fly floorA narrow raised platform at the side of a stage in a theater
footboardA narrow platform on which to stand or brace the feet
footplateThe platform in the cab of a locomotive on which the engineer stands to operate the controls
foretopA platform at the head of a foremast
landingAn intermediate platform in a staircase
landing stageplatform from which passengers and cargo can be (un)loaded
launching pad, launchpad, launch pad, launch area, padA platform from which rockets or space craft are launched
monkey bridgeA high narrow platform above a deck or in an engine room or boiler room
palletA portable platform for storing or moving goods that are stacked on it
pier, wharf, wharfage, dockA platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles
ringA platform usually marked off by ropes in which contestants box or wrestle
runwayA narrow platform extending from the stage into the audience in a theater or nightclub etc.
scaffoldA platform from which criminals are executed (hanged or beheaded)
stageA large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience
stage, microscope stageA small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination
stairheadplatform at the top of a staircase
topplatform surrounding the head of a lower mast
turntableA circular horizontal platform that rotates a phonograph record while it is being played
turntableA rotatable platform with a track
Broaderhorizontal surface, levelA flat surface at right angles to a plumb line
Spanishentarimado, plataforma, tarima
Catalanentarimat, plataforma, tarima
English > platform: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA document stating the aims and principles of a political party.
Example"their candidate simply ignored the party platform"
Synonymspolitical platform, political program, program
PartsplankAn endorsed policy in the platform of a political party
Broaderdocument, written document, paperswriting that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
Spanishplataforma, programa, programa político
Catalanplataforma, programa, programa polític
English > platform: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningThe combination of a particular computer and a particular operating system.
Partscomputer, computing machine, computing device, data processor, electronic computer, information processing systemA machine for performing calculations automatically
operating system, OS(computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services
Broadercomputer system, computing system, automatic data processing system, ADP system, ADPSA system of one or more computers and associated software with common storage
English > platform: 5 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningAny military structure or vehicle bearing weapons.
Synonymweapons platform
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Narrowergun enclosure, gun turret, turretA self-contained weapons platform housing guns and capable of rotation
Broaderstructure, constructionA thing constructed
English > platform: 5 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA woman's shoe with a very high thick sole.
Broadershoefootwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
Spanishchopine, zapatos de plataforma
Catalansabates de plataforma

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