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Rendezvous is the anglification of the French word Rendez-vous meaning "appointment". (literally, come you); (IPA pronunciation: ['rɒndeɪvu], ['rɒndəvu], ['rɑndəvu], ['rɑndeɪvu]). Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... It has been suggested that French Wiktionary be merged into this article or section. ... Appointment may refer to a number of things, including the following: Look up appointment in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... For information on how to read IPA transcriptions of English words see here. ...


In a general sense, it means any type of meeting, generally between two persons. Meetings are sometimes held around conference tables. ...


It can also be a place either for a meeting at an agreed time, or where people often meet.

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  • Rendezvous is a label applied to annual gatherings in North America. These are events where teachers and students gather to teach, learn and share information about their areas of interest. Analogous to conferences held in the out-of-doors about things having to do with the out-of-doors.
  • "Rendezvous" was the name used for the annual meeting of mountain men and fur buyers during the Western fur trade era, where trappers would exchange beaver skins for supplies and goods they wanted. These events occurred between the early 1820s and the 1840s, coming to an end when the price of beaver skins fell due to changes in fashion. It is now used for any gathering in the buckskinning historical re-enactment hobby.
  • Rendezvous, the name of the cultural festival of the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
  • Rendezvous is one of the biggest annual college fests in India, organised by Indian Institute of Technology Delhi during the third weekend in September.

Liver-Eating Johnson Mountain men were trappers and explorers that roamed the Rocky Mountains from about 1810 to the early 1840s. ... A dogs fur usually consists of longer, stiffer, guard hairs—which can be straight, wiry, or wavy, and of various lengths, hiding a soft, short-haired undercoat. ... Species C. canadensis C. fiber Beavers are semi-aquatic rodents native to North America and Europe. ... Buckskinning is a branch of historical reenactment concentrating on the fur trade period of the Old West---roughly 1800 to 1840. ... Reenactors of the American Civil War Historical reenactment is an activity in which participants recreate some aspects of a historical event or period. ... A portion of IIT Delhis main building, with the wind Tunnel (Wind T) The Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT Delhi), is a major college of engineering in Delhi, India. ... A portion of IIT Delhis main building, with the wind tunnel (Wind T) The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi), is one of the topmost college of engineering in India situated in the south part of the capital. ...

Computer

Bonjour, formerly Rendezvous, is Apple Computers trade name for its implementation of Zeroconf, a service discovery protocol used in Apples Mac OS X operating system from version 10. ... Apple Inc. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and make it easier to understand, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Rendezvous is a synchronization mechanism in the Plan 9 operating system. ... The rendezvous dilemma is related to the prisoners dilemma and can be formulated in this way: Two young people have a date in a park they have never been to before. ... TIBCO Rendezvous is a software product that provides a message bus for enterprise application integration (EAI). ... Ada is a structured, statically typed imperative computer programming language designed by a team led by Jean Ichbiah of CII Honeywell Bull under contract by the US Navy during 1977–1983. ...

Music

  • Rendez-Vous, the title of a 1986 album by the French artist Jean Michel Jarre
  • "Rendezvous", the name of a song by a British progressive house act Tilt featuring German DJ Paul van Dyk
  • Rendezvous (album), an album made by singer/songwriter Christopher Cross in 1992
  • Rendezvous with RagNaRok, a video by the band GWAR.

Rendezvous is the anglification of the French word Rendez-vous meaning appointment. (literally, meet you); it is pronounced RAHN-day-voo. ... Tilts Explorer album, released on Lost Language in 2005 A UK group of electronic music producers composed of Andy Moor, Mick Parks & Mick Wilson. ... Christopher Cross (born Christopher Geppert on May 3, 1951 in San Antonio, Texas) is an American singer and songwriter. ... Rendezvous with RagNaRok is the GWAR movie coinciding with their 1995 album RagNaRok, though the video was released in early 1997 (much of the footage was from 1996). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

Television & film

To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Rendezvous is the thirty-second episode of television series Prison Break and is the tenth episode of its second season. ... Prison Break is an American television series that premiered on the Fox Network on August 29, 2005. ...

Miscellaneous

  • Buick Rendezvous, the name of an automobile manufactured by General Motors Corporation
  • Space rendezvous, an orbital maneuver where the two arrive at the same orbit, make the orbital velocities the same, and bring them together
  • Rendezvous (political cartoon) is a political cartoon that satirises the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany.
  • Rendezvous Society is a British based educational charity (UK registered charity 293357) that promotes environmental and cultural understanding amongst linked communities around the world.

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Rendezvous is a short name for TIBCO Rendezvous, a software product.
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