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soft

adjective
1. That which lacks statistical significance–ie, a statistical 'p' value > 0.05, as in 'soft' data or 'soft' risk factors. Cf Fragile data.
2. That which is socially regarded as relatively innocuous, as in 'soft' drugs–eg, nicotine or alcohol where dependence is often considered psychological or.
3. That which is not based on objective data, as in the 'soft' sciences of psychology or sociology.

soft

(sŏft) [AS. softe]
Not hard, firm, or solid.

soft

lacking in firmness.

soft fat
unpleasant soft fat occurs in pigs fed for too long on kitchen swill.
soft khaki weed
soft palate myositis
a cause of dorsal displacement of the soft palate in horses, resulting in chronic obstruction of the airway during exercise.
soft rolypoly
salsolakali.
soft rush
juncuseffusus.
soft shell disease
fish eggs lose their turgidity and become flat and wrinkled; the cause is unknown.
soft shelled eggs
hen eggs with soft shells occur in birds affected by avian infectious bronchitis and can persist for a long time into the recovery period.
soft ticks
ticks lacking a dorsal shield or scutum; members of the family Argasidae, e.g. Argas persicus. Called also nonscutate.
soft tissue
tissue other than bone and cartilage.
soft x-ray beam
made at low kVp output. The beam has low energy and weak penetration.

Patient discussion about soft

Q. Is it healthy to have a soft belly? I do not have a huge belly, but it is round and soft with no muscle tone with a fat layer.

A. The fat is more problematic than the muscle tone, and it's considered as a risk factor for heart diseases and others. Low muscle tone or strength of the muscles of the abdomen may lead to problems like hyperlordosis (lower back that is too curved backward) but these are usually treated, if necessary by strengthening these muscles, so usually it doesn't pose a substantial risk.

Q. For the past 6 months I have been trying to loose weight. For the past 6 months I have been trying to loose weight and I succeeded in that. But I feel to be heavy now. Why did this happened? Or is it just a feel?

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References in classic literature ?
Portraits by Romney, seen through glass, have something of their pink, mellow look, their blooming softness, as of apricots hanging upon a red wall in the afternoon sun.
And Captain Van Horn, who ruled the Arangi in bare legs, a loin cloth, and a sixpenny under-shirt, and ran cannibal blacks back and forth in the blackbird trade with an automatic strapped to his body waking and sleeping and with his head forfeit in scores of salt- water villages and bush strongholds, and who was esteemed the toughest skipper in the Solomons where only men who are tough may continue to live and esteem toughness, blinked with sudden moisture in his eyes, and could not see for the moment the puppy that quivered all its body of love in his arms and kissed away the salty softness of his eyes.
But there was no softness in the sallow face under the gala effect of powdered hair, its formal calmness gone, the dark-ringed eyes glaring at him with a sort of hunger.
And this also, when too much indulged, will turn to softness, but, if educated rightly, will be gentle and moderate.
Beaulieu Fibres International, the leading European polypropylene staple fiber supplier, continues to extend its Meraklon specialty fiber portfolio with the introduction of polyolefin BICO-fibers combining softness and strength for nonwovens.
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).
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).
The researcher achieved the results based on the proposed relation between the sensitivity of specific cantilevers mode to the toughness and softness of nanoparticles studied by him.
And so Lepore's designs for spring are full of what she calls ''a softness, a sexiness, a boudoir feeling, a neo-Romanticism.
Latest innovation from Georgia-Pacific delivers softness and strength for facial tissue at an appealing price
2], which gives the towel a substantial feel with super absorbency and softness - the most important characteristics of luxury towels.
The award-winning laundry detergent combines the brilliant cleaning power of Persil and the irresistible freshness and softness of Comfort.