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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 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 up

1. To submit, present, or provide something (to some other person, group, organization, etc.). A noun or pronoun can be used between "render" and "up." You will not legally own your car until you render up your final loan repayment. We rendered our official findings up to the committee. Now it is up to them whether or not to take action.
2. To surrender, yield, or turn over something (to some other person, group, organization, etc.). A noun or pronoun can be used between "render" and "up." The company has been instructed by the court to render all its funds and assets up to federal law enforcement. As a soldier, you take an oath to render up your life in defense of your country and its people.
See also: render, up

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.
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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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Playlists could be streamed to any DLNA renderer in a digital network.
In addition, since for both methods of rendering the number of elements to be addressed while producing a single image is of the same order of magnitude as the total number of elements in the data structure, once preprocessing is completed, typically much less computational work needs to be done by a (special-purpose) volume renderer than by a (more general-purpose) volume renderer.
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.
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." The new tools include dynamic self-shadowing, lens flares, camera fly-through and a dedicated background image facility that allows for images to be imported and placed on different planes.
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.
Fluid3D comes in three parts: a renderer for RealPlayer G2, a server plug-in for RealServer G2 and an exporter for publishing 3D content developed on a variety of different authoring platforms to the web.
- Complete renderer control: renderer discovery and removal, playback and sound control, trick mode, presets, bookmarks
[section] 1.482-9(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.
The term "activity" is defined to include the use by the renderer (or the making available to the renderer) of any property or other resources of the renderer.
There is a presumption that the provision of services is not a principal activity if the cost does not exceed 25 percent of the renderer's total costs or deductions for the taxable year.