Definition of rendering in English:

rendering

noun

  • 1A performance of a piece of music or drama.

    ‘her fine rendering of “Che farò senza Eurydice” was enough to win her strong commendation’
    • ‘His rendering of Memories Are Made of This, in particular, is a model of stylish re-creation.’
    • ‘He is also a robust singer, as his rendering of Blow High proved.’
    • ‘A lively rendering of The Nutcracker, a ballet fantasy thrilled its audience to a standing ovation Thursday.’
    • ‘The sonic results are a startling rendering of the music.’
    • ‘The choir gave a beautiful rendering of hymns to celebrate this special occasion in the children's lives.’
    • ‘The local choirs gave a beautiful rendering of carols creating a wonderful festive atmosphere.’
    • ‘In between, there was to be a short tea-break and a rendering of drama songs.’
    • ‘Here she was in the absolute prime of her voice and her rendering of that famous Second Act is quite simply spine-tingling in all departments.’
    • ‘Theatre of Blood makes explicit what is implicit in pop renderings of Shakespeare: a contest between cultural constituencies for authority, a struggle that makes Shakespeare the cultural icon both weapon and prize.’
    • ‘A fearlessly virtuosic rendering of the double stops in the cadenza capped a spectacular performance that breathed new life into a repertoire staple!’
    • ‘The rendering of the all-time classic songs by children was music to the ears.’
    • ‘We sense the tragedy of the poetic ballad and the noble lineage of its characters in the very opening measures of the musical rendering.’
    • ‘He returned to adaptation in 1998 with his faithful rendering of Toni Morrison's Beloved.’
    • ‘The result is an authentically eerie, but faithful, rendering of Guthrie's songs.’
    • ‘He first conducted the Montreal Symphony in 1999 with a rendering of Mahler's Ninth, regarded as the finest ever heard in this city.’
    • ‘Unfamiliar renderings and the absence of starry vocals allow the music to be really heard again.’
    • ‘It was totally realised here in one of the finest renderings I have ever heard.’
    • ‘One of the most powerful factors in the musical rendering of an intricate drama is that relationships, motivations and events may be condensed structurally.’
    • ‘‘Eccentric’ may also apply in a more dominant way to her rendering of the Second Sonata.’
    1. 1.1A translation.
      ‘a literal rendering of an idiom’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘Indeed, translators were quick to admit that their renderings were but starting points for readers who wished to become familiar with the ancients.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘It is as far from a literal rendering of Akhmatova's verse as it is from the book's dominant temperament.’
      • ‘Given a brilliant translator and a minor text, couldn't a rendering actually exceed the original?’
    2. 1.2A work of visual art, especially a detailed architectural drawing.
      ‘a consummately lifelike three-dimensional rendering of a building interior’
      • ‘Because the schematic renderings leave out as much as they leave in, they exude a minimalist reserve.’
      • ‘And this is an architect's rendering of the house, with some additions I want added.’
      • ‘He went to a lot of trouble to give a detailed and accurate rendering of the Louvre, and it shows.’
      • ‘In addition to measured drawings of churches, Gimson's sketchbooks from the 1880s include renderings of traditional farm buildings, country furniture, and craft tools.’
      • ‘There are very few finished renderings of the buildings, and carefully choreographed photographs are scant.’
      • ‘The collection of prints includes a mix of abstract architectural renderings, building perspectives and chamber impressions.’
      • ‘An architectural rendering calls on the viewer to accept a visual depiction as an indication of the proposed physical reality.’
      • ‘They did not appear that way in the artist's rich rendering.’
      • ‘Primarily used at night, the building is shown in night renderings to express how the building can glow and invite the community inside.’
      • ‘They are admittedly livelier than his uncle's sole contribution, a stately architectural rendering of the Grand Canal in Venice on a rainy day.’
      • ‘The result was a collection of thousands of beautiful and precise renderings that serve as accurate records of the fruits of that era.’
      • ‘He dropped the architectural rendering when taking to the front of the room.’
      • ‘The architectural rendering is central to this process.’
    3. 1.3Computing
      The processing of an outline image using color and shading to make it appear solid and three-dimensional.
      • ‘Traditional polygon texture-based rendering, and even programmable shading is not that difficult anymore, per Kirk.’
      • ‘In particular, real-time 3D graphics rendering is not yet capable of global illumination.’
      • ‘Like conventional rendering, the scene is passed to the geometry processing engine where the polygons are transformed into view space.’
      • ‘However, when it comes to final rendering, the number of processor cores does matter a lot.’
      • ‘For professional usage, when time is money, using a dual core CPU for 3D rendering is a must.’
  • 2The action of applying plaster to a wall.

    • ‘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.’
    1. 2.1The plaster applied to a wall.
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘Prior to fixing coving we would recommend Hydrotite being applied to finish plastered rendering, to same height as PVC coves.’
      • ‘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.’
  • 3formal The action of giving, yielding, or surrendering something.

    ‘the rendering of dues’

Pronunciation:

rendering

/ˈrend(ə)riNG/