Website vs. Platform

Website vs. Platform — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Website and Platform

Websitenoun

A set of interconnected webpages, usually including a homepage, generally located on the same server, and prepared and maintained as a collection of information by a person, group, or organization.

Platformnoun

A horizontal surface raised above the level of the adjacent area, as a stage for public speaking or a landing alongside railroad tracks.

Websitenoun

(Internet) A collection of interlinked web pages on the World Wide Web that are typically accessible from the same base URL and reside on the same server.

Platformnoun

A vessel, such as a submarine or an aircraft carrier, from which weapons can be deployed.

Platformnoun

An oil platform.

Platformnoun

A place, means, or opportunity for public expression of opinion

a journal that served as a platform for radical views.
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Platformnoun

A vestibule at the end of a railway car.

Platformnoun

A formal declaration of the principles on which a group, such as a political party, makes its appeal to the public.

Platformnoun

A thick layer, as of leather or cork, between the inner and outer soles of a shoe, giving added height.

Platformnoun

A shoe having such a construction.

Platformnoun

(Computers) The basic technology of a computer system's hardware and software that defines how a computer is operated and determines what other kinds of software can be used.

Platformnoun

A flat elevated portion of ground.

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Platformnoun

The ancient, stable, interior layer of a continental craton composed of igneous or metamorphic rocks covered by a thin layer of sedimentary rock.

Platformnoun

A raised stage from which speeches are made and on which musical and other performances are made.

Platformnoun

A place or an opportunity to express one's opinion, a tribune.

This new talk show will give a platform to everyday men and women.

Platformnoun

A kind of high shoe with an extra layer between the inner and outer soles.

Platformnoun

(figurative) Something that allows an enterprise to advance; a foundation or stage.

Platformnoun

(automobiles) A set of components shared by several vehicle models.

Platformnoun

(computing) A particular type of operating system or environment such as a database or other specific software, and/or a particular type of computer or microprocessor, used to describe a particular environment for running other software, or for defining a specific software or hardware environment for discussion purposes.

That program runs on the X Window System platform.

Platformnoun

(geology) A flat expanse of rock, often the result of wave erosion.

Platformnoun

(nautical) A light deck, usually placed in a section of the hold or over the floor of the magazine.

Platformnoun

(politics) A political stance on a broad set of issues, which are called planks.

Platformnoun

(travel) A raised structure from which passengers can enter or leave a train, metro etc.

Platformnoun

(obsolete) A plan; a sketch; a model; a pattern.

Platformverb

(transitive) To furnish with or shape into a platform

Platformverb

(transitive) To place on, or as if on, a platform.

Platformverb

To form a plan of; to model; to lay out.

Platformverb

To include in a political platform

Platformnoun

a raised horizontal surface;

the speaker mounted the platform

Platformnoun

a document stating the aims and principles of a political party;

their candidate simply ignored the party platformthey won the election even though they offered no positive program

Platformnoun

the combination of a particular computer and a particular operating system

Platformnoun

any military structure or vehicle bearing weapons

Platformnoun

a woman's shoe with a very high thick sole