soft goods

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n soft goods textiles or clothing and related merchandise
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Quotations

  • Ogden Nash
    Ogden%20Nash
    “Good wine needs no bush, and perhaps products that people really want need no hard-sell or soft-sell TV push. Why not? Look at pot.”
  • Mark Twain
    Mark%20Twain
    “Warm summer sun, shine kindly here. Warm southern wind, blow softly here. Green sod above, lie light, lie light. Good night, dear Heart, Good night, good night.”

Usage

In literature:

The soft tongue and the dour heart; the good man at most things but at your word!
"John Splendid" by Neil Munro
The general direction "Sing softly" is good so far as it goes, but is, first, indefinite.
"The Child-Voice in Singing" by Francis E. Howard
A good hide has a firm texture; a bad one, loose and soft.
"Cattle and Their Diseases" by Robert Jennings
And yet she had great influence, and softly governed "her master" for his good.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 105, July 1866" by Various
He met the glance with the expression of a good man, who had done no more than his duty, closed his eyes, and softly shook his head.
"The Gypsies" by Charles G. Leland
How good it was to hear that soft, low laugh, and to feast my eyes on her exquisite self!
"The Lady of the Basement Flat" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
The day bein' warm an' the snow soft, we hev a good chance of killin' some o' the wolves.
"The Buffalo Runners" by R.M. Ballantyne
It could not be too soft, or too good for Steve.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
Only it was so thick and soft, the little girl said it was good enough for a bed.
"A Little Girl of Long Ago" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Thus we obtained, not only a soft bed to lie upon, but a good warm quilt to cover us.
"Cast Away in the Cold" by Isaac I. Hayes
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In poetry:

He was most gentle, good, and wise;
A simpler heart earth never saw:
His soul looked softly from his eyes,
And in his speech were love and awe.
"One Who Loved Nature" by Madison Julius Cawein
O slumber on, untaught to feel
The weight of care and sorrow's blight.
Here have I often loved to steal
And o'er thee breathe a soft "good night."
"Good Night" by Lennox Amott
So good, so beautiful is she,
So soft and white, so fond and fair,
Sometimes my heart fears she may be
Not long for me, and secretly
A sister of the air.
"One Day And Another: A Lyrical Eclogue – Part I" by Madison Julius Cawein
The chill blast sweeps the steely sky
That glooms a sullen gray;
Soft summer winds that Southward fly
To my soul's sighing make reply
Breathing "Good-bye, good-bye!"
"An Autumn Song" by Leigh Gordon Giltner
Swiftly the women and the children fled,
But with the braves de Breboeuf stayed behind.
"Go!" cried the chief, "good father--we be dead!"
Yet soft he answered as he shook his head:
"I stay with thee--and with thy old and blind."
"Jean De Breboeuf" by Virna Sheard
Oh, the summer time is beautiful, with all its sunny sky,
The soft sweet carol of the birds and streams that wander by;
But know you this, however fair, and bright, and good it be,
I would rather have the winter, when the dead can come to me.
"Winter Visitors" by Alexander Anderson

In news:

Utica, NY (WIBX) – The smell of fresh coffee and baked goods with soft music playing in the background, not typical of what you might expect to experience when you walk into a hospital.
No 13 Mississippi State feeling good, but soft schedule catches up against No.
TEMECULA, CA (BRAIN)—Intense Cycles had launched an online store for soft goods at www.intensecycles.com (click on link).
Roland Sands Design Soft Goods.
A new company has emerged to allow clients to customize their own outdoor soft goods.
More Than a Soft Drink, Coke Is an Array of Goods.
The soft-spoken Nelson, for goodness sake, was a leader of men in Vietnam.
BEYOND GOOD & EVIL For: GameCube, PS2, Xbox, PC Developer: Ubi Soft Publisher: Ubi Soft Rating: 9 (out of 10).
I enjoy a good chunk or two in my soft serve so I experimented with a little twist.
Even Franz with its Wonder-soft loaves smells good when the ovens are on.
Soft Home ' Particularly Good'.
Think Progress has the goods on Bush's nomination for chairman of the SEC, Chris Cox who, not surprisingly, is soft on fraud.
But KVUE's Quita Culpepper likes a good soft pretzel so she's trying to change that.
Bainbridge Island-based Kicky Pants has super-soft jeans for kids that you'll feel good about buying.
Roland Sands Design Soft Goods.
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In science:

Exclusive electroproduction of light vector mesons is a particularly good process to study the transition from the soft to the hard regime of strong interactions, the former being well described within the Regge phenomenology while the latter by perturbative QCD (pQCD).
Understanding the structure of the proton: From HERA and Tevatron to LHC
For transients, a broader-band spectrum of good quality is only possible for the hard-to-soft transitions at high luminosities.
States and transitions in black-hole binaries
The x-ray missions Einstein and ROSAT had good low-energy sensitivity and could detect soft x-ray sources in the Local Group.
The Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae: Are They Supersoft Sources?
Furthermore, a significant fraction of the soft sources have x-ray luminosities above 1039 erg s−1 , and are therefore not good candidates for white dwarf accretors.
The Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae: Are They Supersoft Sources?
We recall here that such instantaneous spectra present a very clear hard-to-soft behavior, and that the corresponding time integrated spectrum is in very good agreement with the observed one.
Fundamental physics from black holes, neutron stars and gamma-ray bursts
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