Mediate vs Wrapper - What's the difference?
As a verb mediate
is to resolve differences, or to bring about a settlement, between conflicting parties.
As a adjective mediate
is acting through a mediating agency.
As a noun wrapper is
something that is wrapped around something else as a cover or protection: a wrapping.
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.
Something that is wrapped around something else as a cover or protection: a wrapping.
An outer garment; a loose robe or dressing gown.
*1839 , (Edgar Allan Poe), ‘William Wilson’:
*:‘Please to examine, at your leisure, the inner linings of the cuff of his left sleeve, and the several little packages which may be found in the somewhat capacious pockets of his embroidered morning wrapper .’
One who, or that which, wraps.
(computing) A construct, such as a class or module, that serves to mediate access to another.
- He proved to be a remarkably efficient wrapper of parcels.
- We need a Perl wrapper for this C++ library.
* (construct that mediates access)
* wrapper class
* In the computing sense, is often used attributively: one can speak of a “wrapper class”, a “wrapper object”, a “wrapper function”, and so on. More broadly, one can speak of the “wrapper pattern”, which is a general term for the creation and use of such wrappers.