platform


platform
01. People are concerned that Johnson's run for office is simply being used as a [platform] for expressing his anti-immigration views.
02. Some guy pushed a woman off the [platform] at a subway station, but luckily she was unhurt.
03. Personally, I don't really like the candidate, but I am voting more for a political [platform] than for a specific person.
04. The Prime Minister was elected on a [platform] of improving our social programs.
05. Your train will be departing at 1:00 from [platform] six.
06. Houses in that part of the world are built on raised [platforms] to deal with the seasonal floods.
07. The helicopter lifted off the [platform], and rose quickly into the sky.
08. The first vending machines in the United States dispensed chewing gum, and were installed in New York City train [platforms] in 1888.
09. A large [platform] built to hold sound equipment was pushed over at the rock concert, injuring a number of fans.
10. Undersea exploration is often carried out from floating [platforms], ships, or buoys.
11. He has won a total of 6 medals in diving, in both the [platform] and springboard events.
12. Your son dove off the 5-meter diving [platform] for the first time at the swimming pool today.
13. The Eiffel Tower has three [platforms] from which tourists can view the city of Paris.
14. Polar bears use sea ice as a floating [platform] to stand on when they catch seals to eat, and also walk on sea ice to get to their dens.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Platform — Plat form , n. [Plat, a. + form: cf. F. plateforme.] 1. A plat; a plan; a sketch; a model; a pattern. Used also figuratively. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. A place laid out after a model. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] lf the platform just reflects the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • platform — [plat′fôrm΄] n. [Fr plate forme, lit., flat form: see PLATE & FORM] 1. a raised horizontal surface of wood, stone, or metal; specif., a) a raised stage or flooring beside railroad tracks or the like b) a raised flooring or stage for performers,… …   English World dictionary

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