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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.

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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Seven three metre biorolls - sausage-shaped coir mats planted with purple loosestrife, lesser pond sedge, reed canary grass, yellow flag iris and soft rush - were installed.
In wet areas, mild trampling by cattle feet allows wildflower seeds deep down in the soil to germinate and provides gaps for new seeds to establish.Cattle also keepdownthe invasive soft rush, allowing Carmarthenshire's county flower, whorled caraway, to thrive.
The visit to Branch End Farm will be looking at the importance of managing the plant soft rush, which creates dense clumps on wet soils.