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altar a raised structure, often a table or platform, upon or at which sacrifices or other religious ceremonies are performed.
balcony an elevated platform projecting from the outer wall of a building, surrounded with a railing or low restraining wall. [2 definitions]
band shell an outdoor bandstand consisting of a platform and a large, concave, almost hemispherical wall that serves as a sounding board.
bandstand a raised platform, often with a cover, used for outdoor band or orchestra performances.
bell jar a bell-shaped glass cover for a platform, used for displaying and protecting delicate objects. [1/2 definitions]
bridge1 a platform from which a ship is navigated or controlled. [1/6 definitions]
catafalque a raised platform on which a dead body, usu. in a coffin, rests during or prior to an elaborate funeral.
crow's-nest a small, sometimes partially enclosed observation platform located near the top of a ship's mast. [2 definitions]
dais a raised platform, esp. at one end of a meeting hall, for speakers or persons being honored.
deck a horizontal platform or floor that extends from side to side of a ship and that may have other platforms above or below it. [2/6 definitions]
diver one who performs dives into water from a springboard or platform, esp. in competition. [1/3 definitions]
dock1 a raised platform at which land vehicles, such as trucks or trains, can be loaded and unloaded. [1/8 definitions]
dolly a low cart or platform with small wheels, used for moving heavy objects, such as television or motion picture cameras, or for maneuvering in low spaces, as under automobiles. [1/6 definitions]
dredge1 a platform or barge to which a dredge is attached. [1/7 definitions]
elevator a machine which raises or lifts, esp. a platform or enclosure in a vertical shaft, with its equipment and parts, used to raise and lower people or goods from one level to another in a building. [1/3 definitions]
emplacement a space or platform on which to position a gun or a battery of guns. [1/2 definitions]
flatbed a truck or trailer having a flat or shallow platform with no sides or top as its body.
flatcar a railroad car having a flat platform with no walls or roof.
flying bridge a small, often open platform over the pilothouse or bridge of a ship, that is equipped with a duplicate set of controls.
footboard a board or small raised platform on which a foot or both feet can be supported in a slightly raised position; footrest. [1/2 definitions]
foretop a platform at the head of a foremast.