A program that aids in the development of other programs. It may assist the programmer in the design, code, compile, link, edit, or debug phases.
/soft-weir’i-lee/ In a way pertaining to software. “The system is softwarily unreliable.” The adjective “softwary” is *not* used. See hardwarily. [Jargon File]
- Soft wart
soft wart n. See skin tag.
noun 1. any wood that is relatively soft or easily cut. 2. a tree yielding such a wood. 3. Forestry. a coniferous tree or its wood. adjective 4. of, relating to, or made of softwood. noun 1. the open-grained wood of any of numerous coniferous trees, such as pine and cedar, as distinguished from that […]
noun, plural softies. Informal. 1. a person easily stirred to sentiment or tender emotion. 2. a person who lacks stamina or endurance. 3. a person who lacks strength of character; a silly or foolish person. soft-core (IBM) Hardware hackers’ term for a software expert who is largely ignorant of the mysteries of hardware. (1995-01-11)