Soft may refer to:
Hardness (antonym: softness) is a measure of the resistance to localized plastic deformation induced by either mechanical indentation hardness, indentation or abrasion (mechanical), abrasion. In general, different materials differ in their hardne ...
, or hardness, a property of physical materials
Arts and entertainment
''Soft!'' is a novel by British writer Rupert Thomson, written in 1998 London
London is the capital city, capital and List of urban areas in the United Kingdom, largest city of England and the United Kingdom. The city stands on the River Th ...
'', a 1988 novel by Rupert Thomson
Soft is an American indie rock band from New York City.
Soft formed in Brooklyn in 2003, but the group did not begin performing live until more than a year afterwards; for this reason, they were not well known on the New York music scene d ...
, an American music group
* ''Soft'' (album)
, by Dan Bodan, 2014
''Softs'' is the ninth studio album by the jazz rock band Soft Machine, released in 1976. It is the final album to feature founding keyboardist Mike Ratledge.
John Etheridge replaced Allan Holdsworth on guitar shortly after the release of ...
, by Soft Machine, 1976
* "Soft", a song by Kings of Leon on the 2004 album ''
Aha Shake Heartbreak
''Aha Shake Heartbreak'' is the second studio album by American Rock music, rock band Kings of Leon. It was released in November 2004, in the UK and February 2005, in the United States. It is the only album by Kings of Leon to have a Parental Advi ...
, a 2001 single by Lemon Jelly
Sorgenti di Firenze TrekkingThe Sorgenti di Firenze Trekking (SOFT, Florence Springs Walking) is a system of hiking trails that has twenty-two secondary trails that are connected to it in Tuscany.
In the valley of the Mugello region, Mugello, you can walk for days along the Ap ...
(SOFT), a system of walking trails in Italy
Soft matter or soft condensed matter is a subfield of condensed matter
Condensed matter physics is the field of physics that deals with the macroscopic and microscopic physical properties of matter, especially the solid and liquid State of matte ...
, a subfield of condensed matter
* Magnetically soft, material with low
Coercivity, also called the magnetic coercivity, coercive field or coercive force, is a measure of the ability of a ferromagnetic
Ferromagnetism is the basic mechanism by which certain materials (such as iron
Iron () is a with Fe (f ...
Soft skills, also known as common skills or core skills, are skills which are desirable in all profession
A Profession is a disciplined group of individuals who adhere to ethical standards and who hold themselves out as, and are accepted by t ...
, a person's people, social, and other skills
Soft commodities Soft commodities, or softs, are Commodity, commodities such as coffee, Cocoa bean, cocoa, sugar, Maize, corn, wheat, soybean, fruit and livestock.Patrick Maul, ''Investing in Commodities'', diplom.de, 2011, p8 table c. The term generally refers to c ...
, or softs
, the opposite of "hard"
Softener may refer to:
* Fabric softener, a conditioner that is typically applied to laundry during the rinse cycle in a washing machine.
* Stool softener, anionic surfactants that enable additional water and fats to be incorporated in the stool, m ...