Does "fluffy" mean "easy","difficult" or some other meaning when talk about a course?

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Does "fluffy" mean "easy","difficult" or some other meaning when talk about a course?

Post by shiqangpan » Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:15 am

It sounds like the lecturer is saying https://youtu.be/qzn8Bz4rzLk?t=3107
let me end this fluffy part of the course
does "fluffy" here mean easy, difficult or some other meaning?

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Re: Does "fluffy" mean "easy","difficult" or some other meaning when talk about a course?

Post by Joe » Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:41 am

shiqangpan wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:15 am
It sounds like the lecturer is saying https://youtu.be/qzn8Bz4rzLk?t=3107
let me end this fluffy part of the course
does "fluffy" here mean easy, difficult or some other meaning?
It does sound like "fluffy". Not sure what he means by that. It might mean "not very precise" or "cushy, rather easy". Without more context, hard to say.
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Re: Does "fluffy" mean "easy","difficult" or some other meaning when talk about a course?

Post by shiqangpan » Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:19 am

Joe wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:41 am
shiqangpan wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:15 am
It sounds like the lecturer is saying https://youtu.be/qzn8Bz4rzLk?t=3107
let me end this fluffy part of the course
does "fluffy" here mean easy, difficult or some other meaning?
It does sound like "fluffy". Not sure what he means by that. It might mean "not very precise" or "cushy, rather easy". Without more context, hard to say.
Yes, it is. the part of that course is indeed a introductory to help students get some intuition rather than a very precise definition or procedure. Your answer is so helpful! Thanks a lot!

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