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Noun: rendering  ren-d(u-)ring
  1. A performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.
    "they heard a live rendering of three pieces by Schubert";
    - rendition
  2. An explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
    "the edict was subject to many renderings";
    - interpretation, interpreting, rendition
  3. The act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance
    "her rendering of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving";
    - rendition, interpretation
  4. A written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
    - 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
Verb: render  ren-du(r)
  1. Cause to become
    "The shot rendered her immobile"
  2. Give something useful or necessary to
    "We rendered the room with an electrical heater";
    - supply, provide, furnish, offer
  3. (performing arts) perform or do in a particular way
    "The pianist rendered the Beethoven sonata beautifully";
    - interpret
  4. Give or supply
    "The estate renders some revenue for the family";
    - yield, return, give, generate
  5. Pass down
    "render a verdict";
    - deliver, return
  6. (law) make over as a return
    "They had to render the estate";
    - submit
  7. Give back
    "render money";
    - return
  8. To surrender someone or something to another
    "render up the prisoners"; "render the town to the enemy";
    - hand over, turn in, deliver
  9. (art) show in, or as in, a picture
    "the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting";
    - picture, depict, show
  10. (masonry) coat with plastic or cement
    "render the brick walls in the den"
  11. Bestow
    "render thanks";
    - give
  12. Restate (words) from one language into another language
    "She rendered the French poem into English";
    - translate, interpret
  13. (cooking) melt (fat or lard) in order to separate out impurities
    "render fat in a casserole";
    - try
  14. (computing) convert a digital description of something into an image that can be displayed on screen
  15. Convert waste animal tissue into usable by-products
    "The carcasses were rendered into pet food"

Derived forms: renderings

Type of: coat, coating, communicate, create, defrayal, defrayment, do, drawing, execute, explanation, get, gift, give, hand, ingeminate, intercommunicate, interpret, iterate, make, melt, melt down, pass, pass along, pass on, payment, perform, performance, present, produce, public presentation, put across, reach, reiterate, repeat, represent, restate, retell, run, surface, turn over, written account, written record

Encyclopedia: Rendering

Render, George