- solid ground on which artillery pieces are mounted.
- a metal stand or base attached to certain types of artillery pieces.
- a thick insert of leather, cork, or other sturdy material between the uppers and the sole of a shoe, usually intended for stylish effect or to give added height.
- Also platform shoe . a shoe with such an insert.
Origin of platform
OTHER WORDS FROM platformplat·form·less, adjective
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How to use platform in a sentence
The platform is designed to track cannabis from seed to sale with a deep focus on compliance.Canix aims to ease cannabis cultivators’ regulatory bookkeeping|Matt Burns|September 17, 2020|TechCrunch
In fact, it’s one of the most popular ways to advertise products and business on the platform.
The Yelp report makes the shocking statement that 60% of businesses on the platform, that closed since March, are now permanently closed.Facebook Business Suite is a new cross-app management tool for SMBs|Greg Sterling|September 17, 2020|Search Engine Land
As the platform has changed over the last decade, so has the publisher’s understanding of what works.How The Economist has tripled the number of subscribers driven by LinkedIn|Lucinda Southern|September 14, 2020|Digiday
Facebook Shop has onboarded major e-commerce platforms, such as Shopify, to enable small businesses to feature products for direct purchase via in-feed ads.The race to frictionless consumer journeys is expanding beyond marketplaces|acuityads|September 10, 2020|Digiday
Kickstarter is one start-up platform that seems to have realized the danger.
He created his own crowd-funding platform for genetically modified organisms (GMOs), which has yet to be launched.
And it must make sure that the platform of debate where we can freely exchange ideas is safe and sound.Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive|Ayaan Hirsi Ali|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
People using it effectively opened a secret channel on an a public platform.
Think of the embarrassing subway platform or mid-office “adjustment” debacles you could avoid!Would You Pay $100 For a 50 Cent Bulge? Men’s Undies Get Expensive|James Joiner|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A gentleman got out of a carriage before it stopped, and fell between the rail and the platform.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Analysis and practice in preparation are the steps over which we must climb to the platform of power.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
No, Jack is not much to look at, except when he wakes up—I have seen him quite transfigured on the platform.
In the next place, as I can find no other persons who will come forward on my platform, I am bound to offer myself everywhere.
When I am an old maid I am going to mount the platform and preach the training of the voice in childhood.
British Dictionary definitions for platform
- the thick raised sole of some high-heeled shoes
- (as modifier)platform shoes
Word Origin for platform
Scientific definitions for platform
Cultural definitions for platform (1 of 2)
A political party's or candidate's written statement of principles and plans. A platform is usually developed by a committee at the party convention during a presidential campaign.