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rendering

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Pronunciation: /ˈrɛnd(ə)rɪŋ
 
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Definition of rendering in English:

noun

1A performance of a piece of music or drama: a lively rendering of ‘Ilkley Moor
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  • One of the most powerful factors in the musical rendering of an intricate drama is that relationships, motivations and events may be condensed structurally.
  • In between, there was to be a short tea-break and a rendering of drama songs.
  • It was totally realised here in one of the finest renderings I have ever heard.
1.1A translation: a literal rendering of an idiom
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  • It is as far from a literal rendering of Akhmatova's verse as it is from the book's dominant temperament.
  • Literary translations-that is, renderings that were not specifically designed to assist in the teaching of Latin or Greek-were left with no direct rhetorical utility to recommend them.
  • This never-been-done-before adaptation of a timeless tale gives a fuller rendering of the book that is normally achievable in a classic adaptation.
1.2An artistic depiction of something: a trompe l’oeil rendering of Mount Rushmore
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  • A full range of styles, from figurative and abstraction to portraiture, landscape, naturalism and cartoon-like renderings, is on display.
  • What's important to remember is that, historically, most people only knew what the royals looked like through painted portraits or artist's renderings (if they even had access to them).
  • In its stark, relatively empty setting, Self-Portrait with Pumpkin wryly contrasts an image of the seated artist with virtuosic renderings of a gorgeous pumpkin and a large hollow log.
1.3 [mass noun] Computing The processing of an outline image using colour and shading to make it appear solid and three-dimensional.
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  • For professional usage, when time is money, using a dual core CPU for 3D rendering is a must.
  • Traditional polygon texture-based rendering, and even programmable shading is not that difficult anymore, per Kirk.
  • Like conventional rendering, the scene is passed to the geometry processing engine where the polygons are transformed into view space.
2 [mass noun] The action of applying plaster to a wall: the walls are capped and ready for rendering
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  • In my judgment a process such as fitting units, will render any repair by way of decoration or rendering or pointing to the primary structure of the wall impossible or unnecessary.
2.1 [count noun] A coating of plaster applied to a wall: the walls can be of rendering, timber, or stone
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  • For instance, in a terrace of houses it would be important to retain the original rendering on the walls and keep the sliding sash windows and front railing, because these features affect the whole ensemble.
  • Prior to fixing coving we would recommend Hydrotite being applied to finish plastered rendering, to same height as PVC coves.
  • It was agreed that rendering beneath a dpc, or in this case beneath a false dpc but nevertheless still in close proximity to the ground, should not have been included in the design.
3 [mass noun] formal The action of giving or surrendering something: the rendering of Church dues

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