esoteric esoteric  /ˌɛ sə ˈtɛ rɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle

Usage(s):

  1. Einstein was a master in propounding esoteric theories even as he played out these theories and their consequences in his mind.
  2. In a brilliant feat Juan Maldacena forged a connection between the esoteric string theory and the rest of mainstream physics.
  3. The visiting professor's esoteric treatise of the subject left us confused.

News

  1. Engage the experts: winning content strategies for LinkedIn Groups

    Coin collectors have a lot in common with LinkedIn group members. They’re niche professionals who speak their own esoteric dialect.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: e-Consultancy

  2. Computex 2013: ECS launches a Gaming Range: GANK, AGGRO and KILLSTEAL

    One of the more esoteric showcasing at Computex was from ECS.  In recent chipset and processor launches more and more motherboard companies are jumping on the bandwagon for a range of gming oriented motherboards (either part of the main motherboard stack or separate).  ECS has sought the services of a branding agency and developed their Z87 range under the heading of GANK. The word GANK, which I ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: AnandTech

  3. IncellDx Signs Deal With Kindstar Global to Offer Novel HPV Technology in China for Cervical Cancer Screening

    MENLO PARK, Calif. -- IncellDx announced today that it has executed an agreement with Kindstar Global, the largest esoteric diagnostic testing service in China, to offer its proprietary laboratory test ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "We're not going to let jobs be destroyed in America for some esoteric environmental benefit 100 years from now," US House of Representatives member Joe Barton told Reuters on the sidelines of the UN conference on climate change.
    on Dec 18, 2009 By: Joe Barton Source: Washington Post

  2. This was evident at the recent Toronto Film Festival where the film got a standing ovation."This was the film's first public screening. And no one saw it as an esoteric film in a regional Indian language," Mehta told IANS.
    on Sep 24, 2008 By: Deepa Mehta Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

  3. "I remain committed to the principle of alliances as an effective model for business or other applications," Ghosn said in Detroit today. "And I am not here expressing some esoteric belief. The Renault-Nissan Alliance has proof in hard...
    on Nov 16, 2006 By: Carlos Ghosn Source: Bloomberg

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