What is "renderer"?

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  • paddycarol

    Senior Member
    Chinese, China
    I was told by one of my friends who works in a trade company. Well , could it be "renderers", I guess?


    Senior Member
    Australia English
    The word is probably rederers,
    from the verb to render.

    One meaning of this verb is [from www.merriam-webster.com]
    1 a: to melt down <render suet>; also : to extract by melting <render lard>
    b: to treat so as to convert into industrial fats and oils or fertilizer

    So a renderer is involved in boiling down animal carcasses to extract the fat, and other by-products.
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