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softcore

1. Depicting erotic sexual content or activity without containing explicit or graphic images or descriptions, especially of penetration or genitalia (i.e. "hardcore"). The magazine has been accused of being little more than softcore pornography. It's being described as an art film depicting the true nature of an adult relationship, but it's just softcore porn, if you ask me.
2. Not particularly extreme in one's dedication to something. I still love playing video games, but I'm just a softcore gamer these days. We're all pretty softcore fans of football. We love watching it when it's on, but we don't follow it religiously or anything.

soft core

1. mod. referring to a mild type of pornography. Now even the soft core stuff is getting harder to find at newsstands.
2. n. mild pornography. They keep some soft core under the counter.
See also: core, soft
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device design incorporates the original soft core, but at the same time
Since FPGA-based soft core processors achieve significant cost savings over custom hard core processors both in actual cost and the reduced amount of board design, the LDRA integration provides increased market opportunities for mission- and safety-critical developers wanting to take advantage of this Altera processor family.
Manufacture and supply of 13.76 million EA REACh-compliant (without dibutyl phthalate), low-pollutant cartridges, 7.62mm x 51 soft core, with low emission firing cap (lead and barium), and completely encapsulated soft core projectile.
Procurement of 45,674,117 cartridges 9 mm x 19 Weichken to Verschuss of arms P1, P7, P8A1, P8, P30, P9A1, MP2 and MP5 with low environmental impact (lead and barium) Primer and completely encapsulated soft core projectile until 30.11.2015.
Total quantity or scope: 45,674,117 cartridges 9 mm x 19 soft core with low-emission firing cap (lead and barium) and completely encapsulated soft core projectile.
Manufacture and supply of 13.76 million EA REACh-compliant (without dibutyl phthalate), low-emission cartridges, 7.62mm x 51 soft core, with low emission firing cap (lead and barium), and completely encapsulated soft core projectile.
Procurement 25 000 000 EA-emission cartridges 5.56 mm x 45, soft core, with low emission firing cap (lead and barium) and completely encapsulated soft core projectile.
Contract notice: Procurement of 14.15 million cartridges 7,62 mm x 51, taped 3: 2, soft core, soft core-tracer.
MAX 10 FPGAs also include additional processing capabilities such as the Nios II real?time soft core embedded processor, as well as Digital Signal Processing (DSP) blocks.
Ethernity's CEO, David Levi , said : 'The combination of Ethernitya s soft core Carrier Ethernet Switch offer flexible, and scalable platform with the Aricent ISS will set a new set to extend differentiated switch designs and enable faster time-to-market.
The pT-100 and pT-110 are available in multiple formats such as soft cores (RTL), firm cores (netlist), and hard (GDS-II).