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soft spot

n.
1. A tender or sentimental feeling: has a soft spot for stray animals.
2. A weak or vulnerable point: a soft spot in the nation's defense strategy.
3. See fontanel.

soft spot

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Also avoid dull, dry skin and spongy feel, soft spots on the surface, and discolored, weakened skin at the ends.
The surprise for most parents is that they need to be no more protective of baby's soft spot than they are of any other part of her body.
Geraldine Roche, of OVD, said: "The Scots have a definite soft spot for TV characters and it's not just the women.
CHICAGO -- Sector investing allows you to tap into the best parts of the market and sidestep the soft spots.
The grounds crew at Holman Stadium spent some time Saturday working on soft spots in the infield that might have contributed to the injury.
According to the NTSB, passing trains can compress the water below the track, forming soft spots and depressing the track downward.
We've seen some soft spots,'' said Kmart spokesman Bob Burton.
Service provider customers use the software to reveal network soft spots and fix them before they cause customer problems.
Private analysts expressed relief at the various relatively soft spots in the Labor Department's report, including the fact that about half the improvement in the jobless rate came from a decline in the work force.
Being engineers ourselves, we have soft spots in our hearts for elegant solutions that yield significant improvements in cost, power or performance, or open up unexpected possibilities for new applications.