In the dark, it could be hard to tell which side of the train the platform was on.
Progressive, pro-Israel delegates like me wanted language about Jerusalem in the platform and our President agreed.
But nobody could have sold the platform the GOP was offering in 2012.
Social media have created a platform for every single American to become a “virtual first responder,” in word, donation, or deed.
A Saudi expert fighting against laws restricting freedom of speech connected with German officials using the platform, AHR said.
"I'll wait outside," he said, and went out to the platform again.
Upon this as a platform of purpose and of action we can stand together.
“That is the ‘Limited,’ across the platform,” explained Rod politely.
When she met him on the platform she had a little shock at seeing him changed.
Bashe does not know herself how she reached the platform with her candles.
1540s, "plan of action, scheme, design," from Middle French plateforme, platte fourme, literally "flat form," from Old French plat "flat" (see plateau (n.)) + forme "form" (see form (n.)). The literal sense of "raised, level surface" in English is first recorded 1550s. Political meaning, "statement of party policies," is from 1803, probably originally an image of a literal platform on which politicians gather, stand, and make their appeals, perhaps influenced by earlier sense of "set of rules governing church doctrine" (first attested 1570s). Railroad station sense is from 1838.
A political party's or candidate's written statement of principles and plans. A platform is usually developed by a committee at the party convention during a presidential campaign.
Specific computer hardware, as in the phrase "platform-independent". It may also refer to a specific combination of hardware and operating system and/or compiler, as in "this program has been ported to several platforms". It is also used to refer to support software for a particular activity, as in "This program provides a platform for research into routing protocols".