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soft

1. Dialect drizzly or rainy
2. (of a diet) consisting of easily digestible foods
3. Chem (of water) relatively free of mineral salts and therefore easily able to make soap lather
4. (of a drug such as cannabis) nonaddictive or only mildly addictive
5. (of a currency) in relatively little demand, esp because of a weak balance of payments situation
6. (of radiation, such as X-rays and ultraviolet radiation) having low energy and not capable of deep penetration of materials
7. Physics (of valves or tubes) only partially evacuated

soft

Flexible and changeable, as in "software," which can be reprogrammed for different results. The computer's soft nature is its greatest virtue; however, the reason it takes so long to get new systems developed in an enterprise has little to do with the concept. It is based on which software tools are used to create the systems and the skill level of the technical staff, compounded by the organization's bureaucracy.
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They open up at with a tricky tie at Sheffield Wednesday, but with the likes of centre-back Brede Hangeland in the rearguard, they no longer look the easy touch on the road which was so evident in other campaigns.
Did Cardiff think Plymouth would be an easy touch? It looked as though City felt they could take it easy and amble to three points.
The HME cartridge contains a treated HumidiFilter[R] foam filter and the "Easy Touch"[TM] speech button for more confident speaking.
Full control is provided from the ICA's integrated Easy Touch Display unit with functions such as automatic teach-in of new products, manual entry of detection parameters and the storage and recall of product programmes.
Even then they said that Britain was an easy touch for foreigners.
"It seems that car dealers see women as an easy touch and don't feel the need to offer such keen prices as they would if it was a man in front of them.
The PC-controlled tubefiller is designed to maximize production efficiencies and minimize human error by providing easy touch screen access to guide the operator through all phases of production and levels of understanding.
The new line includes a "basic battery-powered smoke alarm," as well as an alarm with the company's Easy Touch Alarm Pause feature.
I have complete confidence that the UK will conquer and prosper as a world trading nation without being pushed around and ripped off by those who see us as an "easy touch".
It is no wonder many are disappointed and fed up with Britain being taken for an easy touch.
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But as Silsden showed against their cross-town rivals Linnets, they won't be an easy touch. Formby v AFC Darwen NWC 1st Div, 3pm LYING in second spot, the Squirrels remain on course for the championship and will have maximum points on their agenda against 10thplaced Darwen.