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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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"We provide a formula to recreate a spectrum of softness. In doing so, we are helping close the gap in understanding what it takes to recreate some aspects of touch," said Charles Dhong, who co-led the study as a postdoctoral fellow at UC San Diego and is now an assistant professor in biomedical engineering at the University of Delaware.
The TSA Softness Analyzer enables an objective and reliable evaluation of the softness, roughness and stiffness of nonwovens.
LAHORE -- Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahir ul Qadri has said Supreme Court (SC) has shown softness in Nawaz Sharif matter adding Pakistani institutions can not provide justice to people.
The AROSURF brand comprises softeners and debonders for tissue and fluff pulp production which are either substantive or non-substantive.Our highly substantive softeners allow to achieve good machine operation conditions, superior bulk softness and excellent surface smoothness of the tissue.
An SEBS-based compound is offered for the production of elastic films and is said to be characterized by excellent softness and transparency, optimal elastic recovery and high tear resistance.
Lenzing is demonstrating its innovative expertise and presenting a new method to measure softness together with the German instrument manufacturers, Emtec Electronic.
When consumers seek to condition their hair, they are often looking for softness to the touch as a sensory cue for hair that has become moisturized.
Under the company's clinical trials of JUVEDERM ULTRA XC, the majority of subjects reported improvement in the softness, smoothness and natural look and feel of their lips through one year.
Their bedding sheet sets are available in a variety of colors and sizes to surround your mattress with softness and unmatched comfort.
And that softness is a modern-day killer, the equivalent of the savanna-dweller's lion (actually, the lion was better, since it kept people moving)." Cameron Diaz, The Body Book: The Law of Hunger, the Science of Strength, and Other Ways to Love Your Amazing Body EVEN if you work hard all day, your day-to-day living can make your body soft.
And that softness is a modern-day killer,the equivalent of the savanna-dweller's lion (actually,the lion was better, since it kept people moving)."Cameron Diaz, The Body Book: The Law of Hunger,the Science of Strength, and Other Ways to Love Your Amazing Body EVEN if you work hard all day, your day-to-day living can make your body soft.
More than eight years in the making, single-batch Gran Lusso vermouth marries the honeyed softness of aged moscato with aromatic herbs, trebbiano white wine from Emilia-Romagna, and barbera red from the Piedmont region of Northern Italy to create a 'sweetbitter' taste profile.