Sandbox vs Vendor - What's the difference?

sandbox | vendor |


As nouns the difference between sandbox and vendor

is that sandbox is sandbox while vendor is a person or a company that vends or sells.

sandbox

English

Noun

(wikipedia sandbox)
  • (US) A children's play area consisting of a box filled with sand.
  • A box filled with sand that is shaped to form a mould for metal casting.
  • A container for sand or pounce, used historically before blotting paper.
  • A box carried on locomotives, from which sand runs on the rails in front of the driving wheel, to prevent slipping.
  • (computing) An isolated area where a program can be executed with a restricted portion of the resources available.
  • Running a program in a sandbox can prevent it from doing any damage to the system.
  • (Wiktionary and WMF jargon) A page on a wiki where users are free to experiment without destroying or damaging any legitimate content.
  • (US military) (usu. The Sandbox ) The Middle East.
  • Synonyms

    * (play enclosure with sand) sandpit (UK)

    Derived terms

    * sandbox game

    Verb

  • (computing) To restrict (a program, etc.) by placing it in a sandbox.
  • * 2011 , Richard Wagner, Building Facebook Applications For Dummies
  • Although you can use standard JavaScript and AJAX in sandboxed iframe pages to your heart's content, the Facebook Platform places restrictions over the amount of scripting capabilities you can add to the more tightly integrated FBML pages.

    Derived terms

    * unsandboxed

    vendor

    English

    (wikipedia vendor)

    Alternative forms

    * vender

    Noun

  • A person or a company that vends or sells.
  • Synonyms

    * merchant * seller

    See also

    * Spanish: vender (to sell) ----