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  • n  a raised horizontal surface
    the speaker mounted the platform
  • n  a document stating the aims and principles of a political party
    their candidate simply ignored the party platform
  • n  the combination of a particular computer and a particular operating system
  • n  any military structure or vehicle bearing weapons
  • n  a woman's shoe with a very high thick sole

  • Apple, Google and Facebook all want to build the next great platform.
  • The Democratic platform promises to lead America toward achievement of what President Johnson has called "The Great Society.
  • He steps back on to the platform to grab a bag, apparently to reload his gun, then fires repeatedly from the door.
News & Articles

  • Live Video Education Platform Rewrites the Script for the Future of Broadcast
    creativeLIVE , the world’s largest live video education platform, today announced the opening of its San Francisco broadcast studios. At a time when traditional broadcast networks are struggling to find new ways to engage viewers, creativeLIVE is growing its already successful live education platform that connects a worldwide audience with the foremost experts in various fields.
    June 13, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
  • No cross-platform play for Smash Bros on 3DS and Wii U
    The Wii U and 3DS versions of the new Super Smash Bros. will not feature cross-platform play, director of Sora Ltd. Masahiro Sakurai tells Joystiq. Since each version of the game has completely different stages, cross-platform play wouldn't work, he told us through an interpreter. Each version will interact with one another, however, as announced back in 2011. Specifically, players will be able ...
    June 13, 2013 - Joystiq
  • Scaffolding crew rescued from platform 45 stories above New York City
    By Francesca Trianni NEW YORK (Reuters) - A motor failure left two men from a scaffold maintenance crew hanging for more than an hour on a platform outside a building 45 stories above New York City on Wednesday before they were pulled in by rescue workers, the fire department said. The men were doing regular maintenance work when the middle motor of their platform got stuck 500 feet above the ...
    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • JP Morgan in The Associated Press
    The decline apparently had more to do with weather than increased demand: "The sizable US crude draw in the reporting week was driven by output declines in the US Gulf due to platform evacuations ahead of Hurricane Alex," said JP Morgan analysts.
  • Darrell Issa in CNN
    Michael Steele is supposed to reflect a consensus of Republican platform and policies,the Republican said during a taping of C-SPAN's 'Newsmakers' program. "If he does that, he certainly could remain. If he's not willing to do that, if he...
  • Steve Ballmer in BusinessWeek
    There's so many areas in which we need innovation. Developers need a richer platform if we're going to get speech, voice, natural language, and more rich 3-D-type graphics into the user interface,Ballmer said.

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