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render down

1. To liquefy and purify the fatty tissue of something by applying heat to it. A noun or pronoun can be used between "render" and "down." You'll want to render the duck fat down so that it can be used for cooking later. You'll want to cook the meat on a low temperature for several hours so that you can render down the fat without burning it. After you finish carving the roast chicken, you should put the carcass in some simmering water to render it down.
2. To discuss, think about, or deal with something at its most essential or basic elements. A noun or pronoun can be used between "render" and "down." It's a complicated issue, to be sure, but it can really be rendered down to a single question—are you in favor of higher taxes or not? These big decisions can be really overwhelming, so I always try to render them down in more concrete, objective terms.
3. To convert one or more source files on a computer to a different media format. A noun or pronoun can be used between "render" and "down." Every time I render the different audio tracks down to a single WAV, they become shifted slightly out of sync. I filmed the raw footage at 60 frames per second, but it always renders down to 24 frames per second. What am I doing wrong?
See also: down, render

render (something) in (something)

1. To represent, depict, or portray in some visual or verbal form. You input all your information into the app, and it renders your daily activity in an easy-to-understand graph. The author has the uncanny ability of rendering the most intimate, intangible experiences in stark and haunting prose.
2. To translate or express something in a different language. It's very difficult to render this in English, as it will inevitably lack some of the nuance found in the original German text. My job is to render the product's user manual in Japanese. The word is rendered in English as "dread."
3. To display converted digital information as a visual image or video using a particular software or program or within some place therein. A noun or pronoun can be used between "render" and "down." The program renders your picture in a preview box at the top of the screen so you have an idea of how your work will look. You'll have to render the raw files in a graphics processor and then save it as an MPEG or MP4.
4. To convert digital information on a computer into a particular media format. A noun or pronoun can be used between "render" and "down." I'm trying to render the various audio tracks in an MP3 file. I need to export the data and render it in a PDF.
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render (something) into (something)

1. To represent, depict, or portray in some visual or verbal form. You input all your information into the app, and it renders your daily activity into an easy-to-understand graph. The author has the uncanny ability of rendering the most intimate, intangible experiences into stark and haunting prose.
2. To translate or express something in a different language. It's very difficult to render this into English, as it will inevitably lack some of the nuance found in the original German text. My job is to render the product's user manual into Japanese. The word is rendered into English as "dread."
3. To convert digital information on a computer into a particular media format. A noun or pronoun can be used between "render" and "down." I'm trying to render the various audio tracks into an MP3 file. I need to export the data and render it into a PDF.
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render (something) to (someone or something)

1. To submit, present, or provide something to some other person, group, organization, etc. You will not legally own your car until you render your final loan repayment to the bank. We rendered our official opinion to the committee. Now it is up to them whether or not to take action.
2. To make something available to some other person, group, organization, etc. Our consulate is dedicated to rendering assistance to all US citizens who have been affected by the earthquake in Japan. I've rendered a service to you, and I expect to get paid for it!
3. To surrender, yield, or turn over something to some other person, group, organization, etc. He has been instructed by the court to render all funds and assets to the government. As a soldier, you must take an oath to render your life to your country and its defense.
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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?
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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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For their high performance render farm, they stored files on fast 15K Fibre Channel drives, enabling high throughput, I/O, and availability.
Thus, the routine activities and advice rendered by in-house tax professionals fall outside the scope of activities and advice the government properly desires to staunch by, among other things, amending Circular 230.
Render says operators also have to check the conveyor after every bale to make sure film doesn't wrap around the rollers.
Consumers Union noted that even today "rendered cattle remains can be fed to swine and chickens, and that rendered swine and chicken remains can, in turn, be fed back to cattle."
From Jones's perspective, if whites do not respect the black middle class, prestige in the black community is rendered meaningless.
With the highly flexible scripting, processing and rendering by the SOFTIMAGE|XSI BatchUniversal system, users can continue to create interactive designs on a SOFTIMAGE|XSI system while scenes and files are processed either on a different system or within a networked distributed environment such as a render farm.
* Rely on "viewer" programs to continue to render old formats.
ALTHOUGH THERE IS NO UNIFORM NATIONAL APPEAL PROCESS in place for managed care plans outside of Medicare, there is and has been for more than 10 years an appeal process that provides dissatisfied Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare + Choice Organizations (M+COs), including HMOs and PPOs, with recourse for denials of access to care or reimbursement for services already rendered. The appeal process is easy, user-friendly, and does not require use of an attorney.
Why is it that we value and charge only for those services that we render inside the four walls of an exam room, a consultation room, or a hospital room?
He rejects the idea that the play is open to multiple interpretations, a view which renders the play "opaque" (185), and argues th at his own reading gets at "the heart of Shakespeaxe,s Julius Caesar." But there is nothing opaque about multiple interpretations; rather, it is the density and hieratic allusion of Sohmer's reading which renders the play opaque.
Thus, by some current phenotypic tests, a 2.5 to 4.0 fold loss in susceptibility is considered to render the virus resistant to the tested drug.
Since the founding of JCAHO, there have been almost constant changes in methods to ensure that health care organizations render high-quality health care to their patients.
The Court held that lack of zoning approval for subdivision of property would not render title unmarketable, even though the seller's failure to obtain subdivision approval was a violation of the village's zoning regulations, since the vendor did not specifically warrant or represent that it would obtain subdivision approval.
Before using such potentially coercive interrogation techniques as lies, promises, or threats, officers should carefully assess the suspect's background and personal characteristics, such as age, education, mental impairment, and physical condition, any of which may render the suspect more vulnerable to coercion.
INDIA, April 26 -- While we are quite confident of the early render we posted of the iPhone XI, there were chances that Apple might change its design by the time the phone launches.