Smart English word, day 2: esoteric

esoteric: intended for or likely to be understood by only a small number of people with specialized knowledge or interests.

“We need to understand here that heaven is not a location but refers to the inner realm of consciousness. This is the esoteric meaning of the word, and this is also its meaning in the teachings of Jesus.” — A New Earth.

Smart English word, day 1: steril

形容没有想象力的,创造力的,和生产能力的。

Sterile: Used frequently in the book “The future of the Internet”; describe the closed, not open, devices has little generative properties, thus not likely will produce new creative applications or customizations by the end user.

Adjective:
1. Incapable of reproducing

2. Free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms
e.g.: a sterile operating area

3. Deficient in originality or creativity; lacking powers of invention
e.g.: a sterile ideology lacking in originality

形容没有想象力的,创造力的,和生产能力的。

Sterile: Used frequently in the book “The future of the Internet”; describe the closed, not open, devices has little generative properties, thus not likely can produce new creative applications or customization by the end user.

Adjective:
1. Incapable of reproducing

2. Free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms
e.g.: a sterile operating area

3. Deficient in originality or creativity; lacking powers of invention
e.g.: a sterile ideology lacking in originality