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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 plat·form /ˈplætˌfɔrm/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Plat·form n.
 1. A plat; a plan; a sketch; a model; a pattern. Used also figuratively. [Obs.]
 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.”
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a raised horizontal surface; "the speaker mounted the
      2: 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" [syn: political platform, political
         program, program]
      3: the combination of a particular computer and a particular
         operating system
      4: any military structure or vehicle bearing weapons [syn: weapons
      5: a woman's shoe with a very high thick sole [syn: chopine,
         chopines, platforms]