AskDefine | Define rendering

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1 a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.; "they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert" [syn: rendition]
2 an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious; "the edict was subject to many interpretations"; "he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables"; "often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning" [syn: interpretation, interpreting, rendition]
3 the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance; "her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving" [syn: rendition, interpretation]
4 a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language [syn: translation, interlingual rendition, version]
5 a coat of stucco applied to a masonry wall
6 perspective drawing of an architect's design
7 giving in acknowledgment of obligation

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  1. present participle of render


Extensive Definition

Render or Rendering may refer to:
  • In the visual arts,
    • Artistic rendering, the process by which a work of art is created
    • XRender, or Render, an X Window System rendering extension
  • In computer science,
  • Rendering (food processing), a process for separating fats from other organic materials
  • Rendition, the surrender or turning over of a person or property, particularly from one jurisdiction to another
  • Stucco or render, a coating of an aggregate, a binder, and water used on walls and ceilings or for decoration
rendering in Japanese: レンダリング
rinder-meaning to give

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