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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  
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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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n.
a person who hunts wild animals
HUNTING
id.
be more successful than others in a competitive situation or do things in advance in order to succeed in a competition.
That basketball team was ahead of the game that is why they won!
o.
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
o.
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
n.
a strategy video game originary from Japan, published by Nintendo. Now it is very popular everywhere around the world.
The name Pokémo ncomes from the words Pocket Monsters
n.
transformation of a story or a product in a game
v.
to dress up as somebody or something, as a children's game
n.
game of power inside a company's board or management team
[Leg.];[Bus.]
n.
The non-gaming internet shop refers to a place where the game sites are blocked or not installed on all computer units.
exp.
a modern version of the popular saying "killing two birds with one stone" derived from the popular video game "angry birds."
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