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":
... their real breakthrough came with the 1999 release, The Soft Bulletin ... its inclusion of harmonies and orchestrated sounds, The Soft Bulletin also featured greater use of synthesizers, drum machines, sound effects and more studio manipulation ... for their audience and to accurately reproduce the sound of The Soft Bulletin live, the Lips devised the concept of the "Headphone Concert" ...
... All modern Romance languages make the hard/soft distinction with ⟨g⟩, except a few that have undergone spelling reforms such as Ladino or Haitian Creole ... 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 ...
... 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 and trigraphs ... 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 ...
... them operate successfully as a regional independent soft drink producer for over a century ... Subsequently, the South Australian Brewing Company purchased the soft drink manufacturing activities and they onsold the business to Cadbury Schweppes, who closed the ... Today, Woodroofe soft drinks continue to be marketed as a regional brand in South Australia ...
... of many European languages (including English), a distinction between hard and soft ⟨g⟩ occurs in which ⟨g⟩ represents two distinct phonemes ... the non-front vowels ⟨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) ...
Famous quotes containing the word soft:
“The safest road to Hell is the gradual onethe gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.”
—C.S. (Clive Staples)
“The rose and poppy are her flowers; for where
Is he not found, O Lilith, whom shed scent
And soft-shed kisses and soft sleep shall snare?
Lo! as that youths eyes burned at thine, so went
Thy spell through him, and left his straight neck bent
And round his heart one strangling golden hair.”
—Dante Gabriel Rossetti (18281882)
“Soft men tend to be born from soft countries.”
—Herodotus (c. 484424 B.C.)