• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Mediatize To cause to act through an agent or to hold a subordinate position; to annex; -- specifically applied to the annexation during the former German empire of a smaller German state to a larger, while allowing it a nominal sovereignty, and its prince his rank. "The misfortune of being a mediatized prince."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • mediatize To make mediate; reduce from an immediate or direct to a mediate or indirect relation through the interposition of a secondary superior or controlling agency. Applied specifically to the process of converting one of the minor German states or princely families of the old empire from the semi-independent condition of having a direct share in the imperial government, and responsibility to it, to that of subordination to an intervening power, by being annexed to it while retaining all local possessory and governmental rights. By this process, especially under the Westphalian treaties of 1648, and the changes leading to the dissolution of the old empire and the formation of the Confederation of the Rhine in 1806, the number of mediatized states and princely families became very large. The same peace [that of Lunéville] declared that all the secular princes who had lost territory by this cession were to be indemnified by the Empire. This was done at Regensburg in 1803. The indemnifying material was obtained by mediatizing all the free cities but six, and all the spiritual estates but two. Lowe, Bismarck, Int., p. vi.
    • mediatize To mediate.
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  • Buddha
    “Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.”
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven
    Ludwig Van Beethoven
    “Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.”
  • Pantanjali
    “Progress is mediation comes swiftly for those who try their hardest.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. médiatiser,


In literature:

A judgement, therefore, is the mediate cognition of an object, consequently the representation of a representation of it.
"The Critique of Pure Reason" by Immanuel Kant
All the better, perchance, for his prospect of usefulness; he stood as a mediator between two sections of society.
"Thyrza" by George Gissing
Let royal bounty, Caesar, mediate.
"The Poetaster" by Ben Jonson
Hence, a common table was instituted, the mediator of friendship.
"The Satyricon, Volume 7 (Marchena Notes)" by Petronius Arbiter
Hence, a common table was instituted, the mediator of friendship.
"The Satyricon, Complete" by Petronius Arbiter
Croesus promised to act as mediator in this case also, and before Bartja left, made him acquainted with Phanes.
"An Egyptian Princess, Complete" by Georg Ebers
I will accept the office of mediator.
"Joshua, Complete" by Georg Ebers
Timagenes, too, who comes from Rome as a mediator, may have some influence.
"Cleopatra, Complete" by Georg Ebers
Any plea urged by a third person he declared would only be the ruin of the rash mediator.
"A Thorny Path [Per Aspera], Complete" by Georg Ebers
Julian saw there was not a moment to be lost, if he meant to be a successful mediator.
"Peveril of the Peak" by Sir Walter Scott

In poetry:

With tender pity in his heart,
He acts the Mediator's part;
A Friend and Brother he appears,
And well fulfils the names he wears.
"Hymn 147" by Isaac Watts
Help us, Lord Jesus Christ, for we
A Mediator have in Thee.
Our works cannot salvation gain;
They merit but endless pain.
Have mercy, Lord!
"That Man a Godly Life Might Live" by Martin Luther
Immense compassion reigns
In our Immanuel's heart,
When he descends to act
A Mediator's part:
He is a Friend and Brother too;
Divinely kind, divinely true.
"Hymn 148" by Isaac Watts
Our heav'nly Sire has set his seal on those,
Whom he, through Jesu's mediation, chose,
And, as an earnest, with the Holy Ghost
Has fill'd their hearts, that none of them be lost.
"Concerning Perseverance In A State Of Grace" by Rees Prichard
Therefore on fearful dreams her inward sight
Is fain to dwell -
What lurid light
Shall the last darkness of the world dispel,
The Mediator in His wrath
Descending down the lightning's path.
"Fifth Sunday After Easter - Rogation Sunday" by John Keble
My bristled sins hence do so horrid 'pear,
None but Thyself (and Thou decked up must be
In Thy transcendent glory sparkling clear)
A mediator unto God for me.
So high they rise, Faith scarce can toss a sight
Over their head upon Thyself to light.
"Preparatory Meditations - Second Series: 3" by Edward Taylor

In news:

Violence mediator Ameena Matthews in Steve James and Alex Kotlowitz's "The Interrupters".
Mediator to dole out Aurora funds.
Mediator to dole out funds to victims of the Colorado shooting.
She said her children's names were cleared after mediation with fair officials -- but that they were stunned as news of the doping scandal spread around the world.
Kofi Annan says Ivory Coast mediators could draw on Kenya's example.
Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, who led Kenya's post-election mediation, says lessons learned in 2008 could help resolve the current Ivory Coast standoff.
Hostess Brands Inc and its second largest union agreed on Monday to try to resolve their differences after a bankruptcy court judge noted that the parties hadn't gone through the critical step of private mediation.
Hostess Brands Inc must return to a " liquidation scenario" after mediation with its bakers' union failed to avert a shutdown that would eliminate more than 18,000 jobs, the judge overseeing the company's bankruptcy said.
Attorneys were to have started two days of mediation in Charleston on Thursday aimed at settling the suit.
General Ratko Mladic during UN-mediated talks at Sarajevo airport in 1993.
Mediators to Step Into Stalled NHL Contract Discussions.
Fire Dispute Best Addressed By Mediator.
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) While the NHL and the players association continue talks with a mediator, Forbes is ranking the teams by value.
Talks involving federal mediators could be one-day affair .
Federal mediators are still involved in hockey's labor talks, and the NHL and the players' association might soon be getting together again .

In science:

The first non-vanishing contribution to gaugino masses therefore comes from the one loop contribution to the potential perturbing this tree-level relation, or from diagrams with at least 3 Fχ insertions, or alternatively from the mediating effects of the pseudo-Goldstone X modes.
Gaugino versus Sfermion Masses in Gauge Mediation
Indirect (i.e. ordinary) gauge mediation gives a familiar spectrum in which the gaugino masses are not suppressed and are of the same order as the scalar ones.
Gaugino versus Sfermion Masses in Gauge Mediation
Even though we call this a hybrid model it is essentially just a direct mediation model where we simply gauged a global symmetry of all the matter fields including f , ˜f .
Gaugino versus Sfermion Masses in Gauge Mediation
Finally we note that the hybrid model as well as the ordinary gauge mediation model discussed in §4 are cosmologically viable around the ISS-like vacuum where we break SUSY.
Gaugino versus Sfermion Masses in Gauge Mediation
Rattazzi, “Theories with gauge-mediated supersymmetry breaking,” Phys.
Gaugino versus Sfermion Masses in Gauge Mediation