any wood that is relatively soft or easily cut.
a tree yielding such a wood.
Forestry. a coniferous tree or its wood.
of, relating to, or made of softwood.
the open-grained wood of any of numerous coniferous trees, such as pine and cedar, as distinguished from that of a dicotyledonous tree
any tree yielding this wood
A coniferous tree, especially as distinguished from an angiosperm, or hardwood, tree.
The wood of a coniferous tree. Softwoods are in general softer than hardwoods. However, some softwoods, such as yew, are comparatively hard, while some hardwoods, such as basswood, are comparatively soft.
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)
SOG Special Operations Group
noun acronym (formerly, in Britain) 1. Society of Graphical and Allied Trades
noun 1. a province of the ancient Persian Empire between the Oxus and Jaxartes rivers: now in Uzbekistan. Capital: Samarkand. noun 1. a region of ancient central Asia. Its chief city was Samarkand