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platform

 [plat´form]
a flat horizontal surface higher than the level of the areas around it.
force platform a small platform that measures variations in downward force between different points on its surface, for assessing stability of stance and posture as a person stands on it. Called also force plate.

platform

a collective term for computer hardware and software components of a particular system.
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F5's new series of performance-leading hardware platforms give BIG-IP next-generation application switch products an enormous boost in power, while offering unmatched management, usability and scalability.
Windows CE was intended] to be adapted to different microprocessors and hardware platforms," Eppel continued.

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