Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “render sth down”

See all translations

render sth down

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with render   /ˈren.dər/ us    /-dɚ/
specialized food & drink, engineering to melt fat in order to make it purer specialized food & drink, engineering to prepare or treat the bodies of dead animals in order to take out the fat and other substances that can be used in other products: to render down animal carcasses
Translations of “render sth down”
in Chinese (Traditional) 將(脂肪)熬成油, 熬煉, 熬化…
in Chinese (Simplified) 将(脂肪)熬成油, 熬炼, 熬化…
(Definition of render sth down from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of render sth down?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.

by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More