soft macro


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soft macro

The design of a logic function on a chip that specifies how the required logic elements are interconnected, but not the physical wiring pattern. Contrast with hard macro.
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Major reasons include continued stress in the Euro zone with tangled European politics preventing a clear solution to the crisis, soft macro economic data from developed and emerging markets as well as a shorter holiday season which will see Gulf investors leave and return early ahead of Ramadan in mid July.
The LCD TV markets represent an opportunity to grow its revenue base and boost margins to the low sixties; however, the soft macro environment has delayed this.