• WordNet 3.6
    • n tenderization the act of making meat tender by pounding or marinating it
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Lighthouse Tender Approaching Buoy Lighthouse Tender Approaching Buoy


  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    “The bravest are the most tender; the loving are the daring.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Happiness is the act of being tough with ourselves and tender with others.”
  • Erica Jong
    “Perhaps all artists were, in a sense, housewives: tenders of the earth household.”
  • John Ruskin
    “An infinitude of tenderness is the chief gift and inheritance of all truly great men.”
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    “In this world, full often, our joys are only the tender shadows which our sorrows cast.”
  • Randolph Ray
    Randolph Ray
    “Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than love. Kindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.”


In literature:

Mrs. Rothesay smiled; sweeter than any of the flatteries of her youth, now fell her daughter's tender praise.
"Olive A Novel" by Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
Her joy in my return, so accusing in its tenderness, led me to declare that I would never again leave her, not even for a month.
"A Daughter of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
And John accepted the trust as a tender token of friendship, and took Mary at once to his own home.
"Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation" by S. D. Gordon
Doris' tender heart rather resented this.
"A Little Girl in Old Boston" by Amanda Millie Douglas
And she was good and tender and devoted to me.
"The Girls at Mount Morris" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
He has never experienced this jealous, overwhelming tenderness for anything human.
"Floyd Grandon's Honor" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
Joint a fowl as for fricassee; put it on the fire in enough cold water to cover it; bring it to a boil slowly, and cook until tender.
"365 Luncheon Dishes" by Anonymous
Only very tender asparagus is suitable for salad.
"The Community Cook Book" by Anonymous
Taking one of the oars, he paddled the tender to the shore, and we landed.
"Desk and Debit" by Oliver Optic
His tenderness is gone, however, so far as Micaela is concerned, as soon as he casts one look into the {37} lustrous eyes of Carmen.
"The Standard Operaglass" by Charles Annesley

In poetry:

We thank Thee, Lord,
That of Thy tender grace,
In our distress
Thou hast not left us wholly comfortless.
"We Thank Thee, Lord" by John Oxenham
Therefore with yearnings vain
And fond I still would fain
A kindly judgment seek,
A tender thought bespeak.
"An Autograph" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Aischa was mine,
My tender cousin,
My blond lover;
And you knew our love,
Uncle without bowels,
Foul old man.
"Vengeance" by Edward Powys Mathers
Burning with heat and cold
In April's tender weather
I let my tense hands hold
All they could gather of love.
"For the Seasons" by Marya Zaturenska
Lower drooped the lily,
And died at the feet of the weeds;
And only the tender mosses
Ministered to her needs.
"A Stained Lily" by Madge Morris Wagner
Yet never by faith's unreason
A saintlier soul was tried,
And never the harsh old lesson
A tenderer heart belied.
"The Minister’s Daughter" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

Broil 3 to 4 inches from the heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until tender.
Bruins goal tender Tim Thomas said on Facebook today, "I stand with Chick-fil-A.".
It's possible the Bruins might not have tendered Hamill, making him an unrestricted free agent.
It's incredibly tender and fine.
Indeed Cooked in a cast-iron pan, brussels sprouts get brown and tender.
Festive Shabbat meals begin with tender, golden challah bread.
Make sure the lentils are tender (if they're not, cook it an additional 10 minutes) and then add the chickpeas .
When chickpeas are tender, remove from heat, and drain, reserving their cooking water.
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken tenders.
Two players who played small roles in the Mariners 2011 season – pitcher Dan Cortes and catcher Chris Gimenez – have been non tendered.
Bed, Bath & Beyond tender offer for Cost Plus shares is successful.
Town & Country's Tame, Tender Matt Taibbi.
Combine all ingredients and bake @ 400 until fork tender.
Crisp, tender fish and chips are perhaps the most ubiquitous of all British comfort foods.
They are delicious with tender lamb chops.

In science:

Counterspeculation, Auctions, and Competitive Sealed Tenders.
An Improved Randomized Truthful Mechanism for Scheduling Unrelated Machines
The mechanical super-structure of the technological prototype is at an advanced design stage and tenders for purchase of materials for this important element will be sent out soon.
Progress towards a Technological Prototype for a Semi-Digital Hadron Calorimeter based on Glass RPCs
Counterspeculation, auctions, and competitive sealed tenders.
Simplicity-Expressiveness Tradeoffs in Mechanism Design
The estimates are based on making world-wide tenders (ma jor industrialized nations), using the lowest reasonable price for the required quality.
ILC Reference Design Report Volume 1 - Executive Summary
After a call for tender the production of the ARGOS dichroic has been assigned to the Soci´et´e Europ´eenne de Syst`emes Optiques (SESO).
Design of the wavefront sensor unit of ARGOS, the LBT laser guide star system