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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.
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Hardware certification requirements (DO-254/ED80) present huge challenges when using a graphics-processing unit (GPU), and the BuiltSAFE GS Multi-Core Renderer is the ideal solution to this problem.
Both Autodesk 3ds Max and Autodesk Maya will also continue to support other third-party renderers.
The speed achieved by version 3 of the Harlequin Host Renderer is due to a number of new features that increase processing speed so that pages pass through the RIP at a faster pace than ever before.
Available as a Digital Media Renderer (DMR) in network
The volume elements of the three-dimensional array are assigned colors and opacities (based on their original values) and the renderer does a "volumetric compositing.
Use DiXiM DMC to preview server content before playing it back on your primary renderer.
AMD had some software news to announce at Siggraph, especially a renderer and a photo stitcher.
This approach replaces the "would-have-charged-for" test under the Old Regulations, which focused on whether the renderer would expect payment for the activity in question.
This lets designers successfully transfer their solids information from the low-priced-per-seat Rhino to the more-expensive CAD, engineering, renderer, and visualization tools used further up the product collaboration chain.
The HD64413F Q2SD (Quick 2D Graphics Renderer with Synchronous DRAM) has been designed for use in a chip together with a RISC microcomputer from Hitachi's SuperH family.
In 2000, SplutterFish rocked the CG world with the launch of its fully integrated renderer, Brazil r/s, breaking barriers and bringing production-viable, high-end GI and raytracing to the desktop.
Complete renderer control: renderer discovery and removal, playback and sound control, trick mode, presets, bookmarks
482-9(b)(2), these services will qualify for SCM if the taxpayer reasonably concludes in its business judgment that the services do not contribute significantly to key competitive advantages, core capabilities, or fundamental chances of success or failure in one or more trades or businesses of the renderer, the recipient, or both.
Knowing that new model development teams are often using surfaced images to make decisions in product meetings, ICEM has upgraded the Realtime Renderer module to include next generation digital mock-up and visualization tools that the company says "provide a real-time environment for digital product model creation, review and release.
SEATTLE -- SplutterFish, a high-end 3D rendering software solutions provider, today announced the availability of the highly-respected Brazil Rendering System V2 Rio Edition, a free version of its award-winning Brazil r/s V2 renderer for 3ds Max.