Platforms

What is Platforms?

Platforms definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun

a horizontal surface or structure with a horizontal surface raised above the level of the surrounding area.
a raised flooring or other horizontal surface, such as, in a hall or meeting place, a stage for use by public speakers, performers, etc.
the raised area between or alongside the tracks of a railroad station, from which the cars of the train are entered.
the open entrance area, or the vestibule, at the end of a railroad passenger car.
a landing in a flight of stairs.
a public statement of the principles, objectives, and policy of a political party, especially as put forth by the representatives of the party in a convention to nominate candidates for an election: The platform contained the usual platitudes.
a body of principles on which a person or group takes a stand in appealing to the public; program: The Fabians developed an all-embracing platform promising utopia.
a set of principles; plan.
a place for public discussion; forum.
a decklike construction on which the drill rig of an offshore oil or gas well is erected.
Building Trades. a relatively flat member or construction for distributing weight, as a wall plate, grillage, etc.
Military.

  1. solid ground on which artillery pieces are mounted.
  2. a metal stand or base attached to certain types of artillery pieces.
Nautical. flat1(def 42a).
a flat, elevated piece of ground.
Geology. a vast area of undisturbed sedimentary rocks that, together with a shield, constitutes a craton.
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.
platforms, platform shoes.
a scheme of religious principles or doctrines.