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platform

  

      n  
1    a raised floor or other horizontal surface, such as a stage for speakers  
2    a raised area at a railway station, from which passengers have access to the trains  
3       See       drilling platform       production platform  
4    the declared principles, aims, etc., of a political party, an organization, or an individual  
5    a level raised area of ground  
6   
a    the thick raised sole of some high-heeled shoes  
b    (as modifier)  
platform shoes     
7    a vehicle or level place on which weapons are mounted and fired  
8    a specific type of computer hardware or computer operating system  
     (C16: from French plateforme, from plat flat + forme form, layout)  


accommodation platform   , rig  
      n   a platform or semisubmersible rig specially built or adapted to act as living accommodation for offshore personnel in the oil industry  
drilling platform  
      n   a structure, either fixed to the sea bed or mobile, which supports the machinery and equipment (drilling rig), together with the stores, required for digging an offshore oil well  
gravity platform  
      n   (in the oil industry) a drilling platform that rests directly on the sea bed and is kept in position by its own weight; it is usually made of reinforced concrete  
platform game  
      n   a type of computer game that is played by moving a figure on the screen through a series of obstacles and problems  
platform rocker  
      n     (U.S. and Canadian)   a rocking chair supported on a stationary base  
platform ticket  
      n   a ticket for admission to railway platforms but not for travel  
production platform  
      n   (in the oil industry) a platform from which development wells are drilled that also houses a processing plant and other equipment necessary to keep an oilfield in production  
space platform  
      n      another name for       space station  
terminal platform  
      n   (in the oil industry) an offshore platform from which oil or gas is pumped ashore through a pipeline  
wave-cut platform  
      n   a flat surface at the base of a cliff formed by erosion by waves  
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platform

  
1    dais, podium, rostrum, stage, stand  
2    manifesto, objective(s), party line, policy, principle, programme, tenet(s)  

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Cyber extremism is resorting any measure of imposing predetermined ideology using any online platform, beyond the norms of existing common social way of life
[Leg.];[Tech.] basis of cyber terrorism
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Cyber extremism is resorting any measure of imposing predetermined ideology using any online platform, beyond the norms of existing common social way of life
[Leg.];[Tech.] basis of cyber terrorism
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