Distributed language based on asynchronous message passing.
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[pluh-ton-ik, pley-] /pləˈtɒn ɪk, pleɪ-/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of or his doctrines: the Platonic philosophy of ideal forms. 2. pertaining to, involving, or characterized by as a striving toward love of spiritual or ideal beauty. 3. (usually lowercase) purely spiritual; free from sensual desire, especially in a relationship between two persons […]
noun 1. Platonism. love of the Idea of beauty, seen as terminating an evolution from the desire for an individual and the love of physical beauty to the love and contemplation of spiritual or ideal beauty. 2. (usually lowercase) an intimate companionship or relationship, especially between two persons of the opposite sex, that is characterized […]
noun, Geometry. 1. one of the five regular polyhedrons: tetrahedron, octahedron, hexahedron, icosahedron, or dodecahedron. noun 1. any of the five possible regular polyhedra: cube, tetrahedron, octahedron, icosahedron, and dodecahedron Also called (esp formerly) Platonic body
noun, Astronomy. 1. a period of about 26,000 years, equal to the time required for a complete revolution of the equinoxes.