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 Meanings and Examples of PLATFORM
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platform
 n.  stage; a raised horizontal surface
Classic Sentence: (84 in 6 pages)
1  The raised platform for the musicians was especially artistic.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  At the other end of the hall from the platform, the ladies had eclipsed themselves.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
3  The musicians clambered upon their platform, black, grinning, their fat cheeks already shining with perspiration, and began tuning their fiddles and sawing and whanging with their bows in anticipatory importance.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
4  Scarlett tiptoed above the crowd and saw the captain of the militia mounting the orchestra platform.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
5  Scarlett leaned her elbows on the counter and almost glared at the excited laughing crowd surging about the platform, their hands full of Confederate paper money.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
6  She saw the doctor lean down from the platform and whisper something to Rhett Butler.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
7  She turned from the thought with a little shiver, but it hung on her all the way to the station, and dogged her down the platform with the persistency of Mr. Rosedale himself.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
8  As she came into the small business-section she inspected a broad-beamed grocer in an alpaca coat who was bending over the apples and celery on a slanted platform in front of his store.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
9  But the varnished oak pews and the new red carpet and the three large chairs on the platform, behind the bare reading-stand, were all of a rocking-chair comfort.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
10  They stepped uncomfortably from the safety of the plank platform and, balancing on their toes, taking cautious strides, ventured along the road.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
11  The last thing she saw on the station platform was Kennicott, faithfully waving his hand, his face so full of uncomprehending loneliness that he could not smile but only twitch up his lips.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
12  In the red glow from the fire-box, a group of people stood huddled together on the platform, encumbered by bundles and boxes.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: I
13  As he walked about the platform in his high-heeled boots, looking for our trunks, I saw that he was a rather slight man, quick and wiry, and light on his feet.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: I
14  The conductor took his nickel gingerly, with the tips of his fingers, and then left him with the platform to himself.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 15
15  In front, upon a raised platform behind a rail, sat a stout, florid-faced personage, with a nose broken out in purple blotches.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 16
Example Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  You should have a clear idea about who your audience is and how you can exploit your product to them through the correct platform.
2  Pakistani terrorists regularly defect to another terrorist group with a totally different political platform.
3  She stepped forward to the edge of the platform, cleared her throat, held up her manuscript, and proceeded to read.
4  It's now operating Russia's first offshore oil platform in the sea close to Sakhalin.
5  They'd been pumping liquid air and nitrogen into the submerged tanks of the platform to try to stabilize it but, with steep waves, they were fighting a losing battle.
6  A platform or mound of earth within a fort from which guns are fired over the parapet.
7  A landing platform attached to a wharf and floating on the water.
8  The platform swayed and should founder very soon.
9  The helm is made of two very large oars, firmly bound to a kind of bracket in front of the rear platform, and worked by a long curved stick.
10  They'd been pumping liquid air and nitrogen into the submerged tanks of the platform to try to stabilize it.
11  However, officials have been saying that the well-head, almost a mile down on the seabed, should not be damaged as it was not directly beneath the platform.
12  The bridge provided a firm platform for the bungee jumpers.
13  It was the first time a Green politician and a Labour minister had shared a platform.
14  I slipped as I stepped onto the platform.
15  We heave him onto the platform.