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soft rock

a comparatively unaggressive, melodic style of rock-'n'-roll in which the arrangement and lyrics are emphasized more than the beat.
Origin of soft rock
1965-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for soft rock
  • soft rock often erodes away on the top of a plateau.
  • Limestone, also known as chalk or calcium carbonate, is a soft rock that dissolves in water.
  • We asked a server if the soft rock could be turned down.
  • The music that was playing was a kind of soft rock, pop, instrumental music.
  • These pipes form when surface runoff erodes vertically downward through the soft rock.
  • Because it was a type of soft rock that carved easily and did not break when heated, it made excellent cooking pots.
  • Borings limited to drilling to relatively shallow depths in normal soils or soft rock.
  • The maps display ground motions for two site conditions: soft rock and the ground surface.
  • Also, it is well suited for slopes consisting of soft rock with some subsoil.

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