Technology / Computers / Platform: A combination of hardware and operating system you use, for example, the 'NT platform' is a PC running the Microsoft Windows NT operating system and the 'PPC platform' is a Macintosh computer with a PowerPC processor running the Mac operating system.

Other Words for Platform

Platform Noun Synonyms: stand, dais, stage, podium, rostrum

Platform Game

Entertainment / Video Games / Platform Game: A game that requires you to jump on platforms of various sizes. These games also typically involve collecting items and jumping on enemies. Examples include Super Mario Bros (NES) and Sonic the Hedgeh MORE

Stratospheric Platform

Technology / Cell Phones / Stratospheric Platform: Blimp-like platform for wireless telephone service in urban areas. MORE


Entertainment / Video Games / Platformer: A style of gameplay typified by a mix of running, jumping, and fighting. The style of game often includes item collection within the game world. A classic example of a 'platformer' or 'platform game' MORE

Data Collection Platform (DCP)

Science / Tides and Currents / Data Collection Platform (DCP): A microprocessor based system that collects data from sensors, processes the data, stores the data in random access memory(RAM),and provides communication links for the retrieval or transmission of th MORE

Carbonate Platform

Science / Geology / Carbonate Platform: A submarine or intertidal shelf whose elevation is maintained by active shallow water carbonate deposition. MORE


Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Wordpress: Popular open source blogging software platform, offering both a downloadable blogging program and a hosted solution. If you are serious about building a brand or making money online you should publish MORE