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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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Never be afraid of a soft-boiled egg," he told her.
Anglo is particularly proud of the restaurant's Pancit Palabok that is topped with crablets, chicharon, soft-boiled egg and sauteed squid.
I'd usually sneak up to the ITV canteen and snaffle my soft-boiled treat and soldiers to a corner behind a big yucca plant.
With 2 minutes left to go, put the soft-boiled eggs into a small pan of simmering water to reheat them.
Soft-boiled egg with asparagus soldiers SERVES 2 PREP 5 MINS COOK 5 MINS Easy Low fat Good for you
The egg in the carton is soft-boiled in just two minutes or hardboiled in three.
I'll often have soft-boiled eggs, smoked salmon, and whole-wheat toast for breakfast, cold cuts, veggies and fruit for lunch, and usually chicken or fish with rice and more vegetables for dinner," she said.
You can enjoy a floral feast of duck foie gras terrine with roast peach and hyssop, crispy soft-boiled egg with crushed courgette, girolles and sprinklings of wild rocket and courgette flowers, and a summer vegetable salad featuring chive flowers, rocket flowers, rosemary flowers, penses flowers and nasturtium.
Jasmine can't keep her secret any longer and, with Laurel's persistence, she cracks like a soft-boiled egg.
Soft-boiled eggs, according to Farmhouse Breakfast Week.
WHAT could be better this Easter than coming down to a breakfast of perfectly-cooked soft-boiled eggs and toast soldiers?
But he explained, "It's as if you are holding soft-boiled eggs at the curve of your fingers when they make a loose fist.