Soft or SOFT may refer to:
- Softness (disambiguation), various meanings
- Soft (band), a musical group
- Soft!, a novel by Rupert Thomson
- Soft matter, various states of matter with low resistance to external force
- Soft magnetic material is a magnetic material with low coercivity
- Soft skills, a sociological term relating to a person's emotional intelligence
- "Soft," a song by Lemon Jelly on the single "Soft/Rock"
- "Soft", a song by Kings of Leon on the album Aha Shake Heartbreak
- Sorgenti di Firenze Trekking (SOFT), system of walking trails in Italy
- SOFT, Society of Forensic Toxicologists
Other articles related to "soft":
... English), a distinction between hard and soft ⟨g⟩ occurs in which ⟨g⟩ represents two distinct phonemes ... ⟨a o u⟩) is usually (as in go) while the sound of a soft ⟨g⟩ (typically before ⟨i e y⟩), depending on language, may be a fricative or affricate ... In English, the sound of soft ⟨g⟩ is /dʒ/ (as in George) ...
... modern Romance languages make the hard/soft distinction with ⟨g⟩, except a few that have undergone spelling reforms such as Ladino or Haitian Creole ... instead be a voiceless pharyngeal fricative), though the soft ⟨g⟩ pronunciation, which occurs before ⟨i e y⟩, differs amongst them ... A soft pronunciation before non-front vowels is usually indicated by a silent ⟨e⟩ or ⟨i⟩ (e.g ...
... saw them operate successfully as a regional independent soft drink producer for over a century ... the South Australian Brewing Company purchased the soft drink manufacturing activities and they onsold the business to Cadbury Schweppes, who closed the historic Norwood ... Today, Woodroofe soft drinks continue to be marketed as a regional brand in South Australia ...
... coverage, their real breakthrough came with the 1999 release, The Soft Bulletin ... Boys' Pet Sounds because of its inclusion of harmonies and orchestrated sounds, The Soft Bulletin also featured greater use of synthesizers, drum machines, sound effects and more studio ... for their audience and to accurately reproduce the sound of The Soft Bulletin live, the Lips devised the concept of the "Headphone Concert" ...
... the pronunciation of hard ⟨g⟩ is /ɡ/ and that of soft ⟨g⟩ is /dʒ/ in a number of French loanwords, soft ⟨g⟩ is /ʒ/ ... In word roots of non-Germanic origin, the soft ⟨g⟩ pronunciation occurs before ⟨i e y⟩ while the hard ⟨g⟩ pronunciation occurs elsewhere Digraphs ... irregularities include margarine and mortgagor, pronounced with a soft ⟨g⟩ gaol and gaoler, alternative spellings of jail and jailer as well as a few American ...
Famous quotes containing the word soft:
“Surely thy body is thy mind,
For in thy face is nought to find,
Only thy soft unchristened smile,
That shadows neither love nor guile,”
—Robert Bridges (18441930)
“He laid his two sides down on the floor,
one part soft as a woman,
one part a barbed hook,
one part papa,
one part Doppelgänger.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)
“The surface of the earth is soft and impressible by the feet of men; and so with the paths which the mind travels. How worn and dusty, then, must be the highways of the world, how deep the ruts of tradition and conformity!”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)