Tender


Tender

Tender may mean:

Finance

A process by which one can seek prices and terms for a particular project (such as a construction job) to be carried out under a contract. The sealed offers themselves, including company information, a project outline, and a price quote, are known as tenders or bids. See also: reverse auction, contract A and Request for Quotation (RFQ).
* legal tender, a term for currency
* tender offer, used to propose a buyout of a public company
* tendering, or call for bids, can also be referred to as Public Procurement, a way in which Bodies governed by Public Law (such as Local Authorities, schools, hospitals, utilities...) buy what they need for their activities. Tenders are governed by EU as well as the various countries legislation.

Transportation

*Tender (railroad car), a type of railroad car hauled immediately after the locomotive and used to carry fuel and water

* One of several types of boat or ship, all sharing the general function of servicing another type of air or sea vessel:
**buoy tender, used to maintain Aids to Navigation (Aton) including buoys.
**lighthouse tender, used to tend lighthouses and, later, buoys
**destroyer tender
**luxury yacht tender
**seaplane tender
**submarine tender
**motor torpedo boat tender, used to service motor torpedo boats
**ship's tender, used to transport people and supplies to and from a large ship
**dive tender, another name for a diving support vessel
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Logistics

*The offer of goods for loading or transport

Health

*The consumption of toxic substances to the point of becoming raw

ports

*The 2007 World Beach Bocce champions - Beyond Tender (T. Hadley , B. Hirst)
*The 2007 Manhattan Beach Bocce Champions - Beyond Tender (T. Hadley, B. Hirst)

ongs

*"Tender" by Blur
*"Shatter / Tender" by Feeder


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  • tender — ten·der 1 n 1 a: an act or instance of tendering b: an unconditional offer of payment or performance (as in discharge of an obligation) that is coupled with a manifestation of willingness and ability to follow through (as by producing a check) c …   Law dictionary

  • Tender — (tender, engine tender; allège, tender; tender), unmittelbar mit der Lokomotive gekuppeltes Fahrzeug zur Aufnahme der für den Lokomotivbetrieb erforderlichen Mengen von Brennstoff und Speisewasser; außerdem werden auf dem T. noch verschiedene… …   Enzyklopädie des Eisenbahnwesens

  • Tender — Ten der, a. [Compar. {Tenderer}; superl. {Tenderest}.] [F. tendre, L. tener; probably akin to tenuis thin. See {Thin}.] 1. Easily impressed, broken, bruised, or injured; not firm or hard; delicate; as, tender plants; tender flesh; tender fruit.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tender — tender1 [ten′dər] adj. [ME tendre < OFr < L tener, soft, delicate, tender, prob. altered (infl. by tenuis,THIN) < Sabine terenum, soft, akin to Gr terēn, tender < IE * ter , tender, weak, orig., rubbed, worn down < base * ter , to… …   English World dictionary

  • tender — [ tɑ̃dɛr ] n. m. • 1837; mot angl. « serviteur », de to tend « servir (qqn) » ♦ Wagon qui suit une locomotive à vapeur et contient le combustible et l eau nécessaires. « debout sur la plaque de tôle qui reliait la machine au tender » (Zola). ●… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • tender — TÉNDER, tendere, s.n. Vehicul de cale ferată, cuplat direct cu o locomotivă cu abur sau făcând corp comun cu aceasta, care serveşte la depozitarea şi la transportul combustibilului şi apei necesare funcţionării locomotivei. – Din fr. tender.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Tender — Ten der, n. 1. (Law) An offer, either of money to pay a debt, or of service to be performed, in order to save a penalty or forfeiture, which would be incurred by nonpayment or nonperformance; as, the tender of rent due, or of the amount of a note …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tender# — tender adj Tender, compassionate, sympathetic, warm, warmhearted, responsive are comparable when they mean expressing or expressive of feeling that reveals affectionate interest in another especially in his joys, sorrows, or welfare. Tender… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • tender — Ⅰ. tender [1] ► ADJECTIVE (tenderer, tenderest) 1) gentle and sympathetic. 2) (of food) easy to cut or chew. 3) (of a part of the body) sensitive. 4) young and vulnerable. 5) requi …   English terms dictionary

  • Tender — Sm Kohlewagen bei der Lokomotive per. Wortschatz arch. (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. tender gleicher Bedeutung. Dieses ist übertragen aus Begleitboot und gekürzt aus ne. attender Begleiter (zu ne. attend beachten, aufwarten, begleiten ) …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache


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