Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The state or quality of being mediate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The facility to work with words and numbers.
  • n. The facility in working with media.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state or quality of being mediate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being mediate; the state or fact of being a medium or mean cause.
  • n. Mediation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of being mediate

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Examples

  • Still other difficulties result from the fact of historical distance (as opposed to the content of the historical differences between then and now), including the double mediacy of our access to the "Urn" he's writing a poem about his encounter with an urn, we are discussing our encounter with his poem about an encounter with an urnand the need to evaluate the poem as a historical object that has settled into a canon.

    Hermeneutics for Sophomores

  • In other words, anything that you come to know you encounter only through the mediacy of signs.

    "Dark Star" as an Example of Transcendental Aesthetics

  • In a more complete statement: “The difference between art and science is not that between feeling and fact, intuition and inference, delight and deliberation, synthesis and analysis, sensation and cerebration, concreteness and abstraction, passion and action, mediacy and immediacy, or truth and beauty, but rather a difference in domination of certain specific characteristics of symbols”

    Goodman's Aesthetics

  • For more information about Media Cybernetics, visit www. mediacy.com.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • In short, im - mediacy in a multimedia and multicultural environment entails the sense of speed inherent in the 24 / 7 deadline structure of online publishing to a potential worldwide audience.

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