It has been 10 years since the first iphone was published,and yesterday the Apple CEO Tim Cook showed their several latest products to the world.
Well,it’s really an exciting news for those iphone fans,and the new products like iphone X are really cool.The most reformation for iphone X is the full-touch,and the face recognition function is pretty powerful.
If you read the introduction about these new cellphones,I guess you might can’t help to buy one of them.Well,when talking about the mobilephone,whose Chinese name is ”shouji”,it has the other meaning in Chinese dental system—handpiece,just like the polysemy in English.
Actually, polysemy has a long history in Chinese.Thousands years ago,there are not so many Chinese characters like now,so our ancestor had to use some existing words to express other meanings in different language environment,and its name is interchangeability characters.As time goes on, polysemy appears,and it has been irreplaceable in Chinese now to show the multiformity in our language system.
It seems that I have wandered from the subject,ok,let’s go back to the topic “shouji”.I trust everyone knows clearly its first Chinese meaning—mobile phone,but mentioning the second meaning handpiece,do you know that?
A dental handpiece or dentist’s drill is a small, high-speed drill used during dental procedures, usually to remove decay and shape tooth structure prior to the insertion of a filling or crown. It may also be used in the cleaning and shaping of root canals during endodontic treatment, or to remove old or temporary fillings or crowns prior to the insertion of new or permanent restorations.
To professional dentists,how to maintanence the handpiece is really an important thing,we have several blogs about it: