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render something down

1. Lit. to cook the fat out of something. Polly rendered the chicken fat down to a bit of golden grease that she would use in cooking a special dish. Jane rendered down the fat for use later. The cook rendered it down.
2. Fig. to reduce or simplify something to its essentials. Let's render this problem down to the considerations that are important to us. Can't we render down this matter into its essentials? Not all of this is important. Let's render it down.
See also: down, render

render something in(to) something

to translate something into something. Now, see if you can render this passage in French. Are you able to render this into German?
See also: render

render something to someone or something

 and render something up (to someone or something)
to give something to someone or a group. You must render your taxes to the government. I will render my money to the tax collector. I had to render up all my earnings.
See also: render
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The file format is JT, which can store directly renderable geometry, analytical geometry, geometric attributes, facet information, lighting models, texture maps, user metadata, hierarchical product structures, and product manufacturing information (PMI), geometric and functional dimension and tolerancing data, and attributes (such as color, layer, and font).
Despite that titillatingly paradoxical formulation, though, the always-under-law-thesis may very well be renderable in a way that makes it unsurprising.
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Other summer films created with Autodesk solutions include: -- Click: Sony Pictures Imageworks used Maya for animated characters, set creation and light placement -- The Da Vinci Code: Double Negative used Maya for approximately 80 computer-generated shots including Robert Langdon's eidetic memory -- Poseidon: ILM used Maya to model 181,579 renderable pieces that were then fit together to create the film's 1100-foot-long computer- generated luxury cruise liner.
paint color, bump, transparency and other renderable channels directly