Definition of soft copy in English:

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soft copy

Pronunciation: /sôft ˈkäpē/

noun

Computing
A legible version of a piece of data that is not printed on a physical medium, especially as stored or displayed on a computer.
Example sentences
  • So we refer to a soft copy of a CD-ROM disk as an ISO 9660 image.
  • Any soft copies, disks and backup tapes are to remain only at their office, never to be taken out to see the light of day.
  • ‘We have given them hard copies, as well as soft copies, of all the representations made to us,’ Tsang said.

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Syllabification: soft cop·y

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