1. condescending characteristic of those who treat others with arrogance
  2. drilling platform drilling rig consisting of an offshore platform (floating or fixed to the sea bed) from which many oil wells can be bored radially
  3. weapons platform any military structure or vehicle bearing weapons
  4. founding father a person who founds or establishes some institution
  5. Dorotheanthus bellidiformis low-growing showy succulent annual of South Africa having white or pink or red or orange flowers and spatulate leaves covered in papillae that resemble small crystals
  6. Founding Father a member of the Constitutional Convention that drafted the United States Constitution in 1787
  7. political platform a document stating the aims and principles of a political party
  8. defending team (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring
  9. contemplative deeply or seriously thoughtful
  10. rounding error (mathematics) a miscalculation that results from rounding off numbers to a convenient number of decimals
  11. wedding picture photographs of bride and groom and their friends taken at their wedding
  12. sounding board a person whose reactions to something serve as an indication of its acceptability
  13. holding pattern a state of inaction with no progress and no change
  14. standing army a permanent army of paid soldiers
  15. reading program a program designed to teach literacy skills
  16. dusting powder a fine powder for spreading on the body (as after bathing)
  17. winding-clothes burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
  18. condescendingly with condescension; in a patronizing manner
  19. crowd together to gather together in large numbers
  20. standing room room for passengers or spectators to stand

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