Mediate vs Median - What's the difference?
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Median is a related term of mediate.
Mediate is a related term of median.
As adjectives the difference between mediate and median
is that mediate
is acting through a mediating agency while median
is situated in the middle; central, intermediate.
As a verb mediate
is to resolve differences, or to bring about a settlement, between conflicting parties.
As a noun median is
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
To resolve differences, or to bring about a settlement, between conflicting parties.
To intervene between conflicting parties in order to resolve differences or bring about a settlement.
To divide into two equal parts.
To act as an intermediary causal or communicative agent; convey
Acting through a mediating agency.
* (Oliver Sacks)
Intermediate between extremes.
- Vygotsky saw the development of language and mental powers as neither learned, in the ordinary way, nor emerging epigenetically, but as being social and mediate in nature, as arising from the interaction of adult and child, and as internalizing the cultural instrument of language for the processes of thought.
Gained or effected by a medium or condition.
* Sir W. Hamilton
- (Francis Bacon)
- An act of mediate knowledge is complex.
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- Why is not our jugular or throat-veine as much at our command as the mediane ?
(statistics) The quantity or value at the midpoint of a set of values, such that the variable is equally likely to fall above or below it; the middle value of a discrete series arranged in magnitude (or the mean of the middle two terms when there is an even number of terms).
(US) The median strip; the area separating two lanes of opposite-direction traffic.
- The Greeks prescribe the median or middle vein to be opened, and so much blood to be taken away as the patient may well spare, and the cut that is made must be wide enough.
* (median strip) central reservation
Situated in the middle; central, intermediate.
(anatomy, botany) In the middle of an organ, structure etc.; towards the median plane of an organ or limb.
(statistics) Having the median as its value.
* median line
* median strip