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) ...
... 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 ... which may 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 ...
... press coverage, their real breakthrough came with the 1999 release, The Soft Bulletin ... to The Beach 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 manipulation ... 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 and ... include margarine and mortgagor, pronounced with a soft ⟨g⟩ gaol and gaoler, alternative spellings of jail and jailer as well as a few American ...
... marketing saw 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 historic Norwood factory ... Today, Woodroofe soft drinks continue to be marketed as a regional brand in South Australia ...
Famous quotes containing the word soft:
“Soft men tend to be born from soft countries.”
—Herodotus (c. 484424 B.C.)
“Bow, stubborn knees, and heart, with strings of steel,
Be soft as sinews of the new-born babe!”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“Soft are the hands of Love,
but what soft hands
clutched at the thorny ground,
scratched like a small white ferret
or foraging whippet or hound.”
—Hilda Doolittle (18861961)