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soft-core

1. mod. [of pornography] less revealing or realistic than real life; not showing genitals. They are showing a lot of soft-core stuff on cable and most of the soap operas.
2. mod. less intense or extreme than hard-core. She had a soft-core approach to portraying suffering.
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Lauterbach's introduction of Nios II multi-core debugging support on their TRACE32-PowerDebug is another indication of the market momentum behind the Nios II soft-core processor family," said Chris Balough, director of software and Nios marketing at Altera.
Independent variables: An air cannon fired nine soft-core baseballs of different weights and mass at a dummy's chest.
Embedded and nonembedded hardware engineers can use the BeMicro board to evaluate Altera's Nios II soft-core embedded processor and SOPC (system-on-a-programmable chip) design methodology with training and a simple guided tutorial.
Unanswered questions: Was the screenplay based on the soft-core novel of Newt Gingrich?
VHDL Component container to wrapper the FPGA for SDR - using the VHDL to IDL code generator to create a soft-core Component container (implemented in VHDL, System C or Verilog) that may be used to host SCA radio elements in an FPGA yet be addressable and callable from the SCA core framework as though it was an SCA object and not an FPGA.
This commercial is basically soft-core porn,'' said Melissa Caldwell, research director for the Los Angeles-based Parents Television Council.
From fish finders and engine testers using the Altera(R) low-cost Cyclone(TM) FPGA family, to video image processing and advanced communications systems using the high-performance Stratix(R) family, Altera's soft-core embedded processor has been a driving force in establishing programmable logic in new applications.
Its combination of soft-core pornography, nomadic mobility, and art easily grasped by the public touches on the chief stereotypes of the art market of the '90s: "Back on the plane again and ready to depart.
The RC340 is for prototyping and development of high-performance, high-throughput FPGA and soft-core microprocessor-based applications such as HDTV, broadcast, robotics and industrial vision systems, video compression, video distribution, high-speed encrypted VPN, packet filtering and network intrusion detection.
But the avant-garde Wooster Group's House/Lights (first seen in 1999) makes a delirious theatrical mash-up of Stein's Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights and a 1960s soft-core porn film called Olga's House of Shame.
the Ydessa Hendeles Foundation in Toronto, includes, among other works, Douglas Gordon's Left is right and right is wrong and left is wrong and right is right, 1999; Maurizio Cattelan's sensational Him, 2001; and a double-decker room of some 1,800 individually framed vintage photographs of teddy bears, discarded family snapshots that Hendeles purchased one by one on eBay over a three-year period: babies with teddies, little girls with teddies, soccer teams with teddy mascots, '30s soft-core porn with teddies, soldiers with teddies--there's more, of course, but sorry, Ydessa, Art forum wouldn't give me the extra pages I'd need to adequately describe this indescribable exhibition.
This new BSP dramatically simplifies the development of multi-processor based systems that combine the ARM-based Excalibur hard-core stripe with one or more Nios(TM) soft-core embedded processors in the programmable logic portion of the device.
The board package includes design examples and tutorials showing applications integrating MicroBlaze soft-core processors and PicoBlaze embedded microcontrollers.
TWO MOON JUNCTION (1988): A voyeuristic Madonna clone whose carpet is seven shades darker than the drapes (Twin Peaks's Sherilyn Fenn) has a fling with a mulleted midway worker (the delectably cheesy Richard Tyson) in this Southern-fried soft-core scream.