rendering

[ ren-der-ing ]
/ ˈrɛn dər ɪŋ /

noun

an act or instance of interpretation, rendition, or depiction, as of a dramatic part or a musical composition: her rendering of the part of Hedda.
a translation: Chapman's rendering of Homer.
a representation of a building, interior, etc., executed in perspective and usually done for purposes of presentation.
Building Trades. render1(def 23).

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Origin of rendering

1400–50; late Middle English (gerund); see render1, -ing1

Definition for rendering (2 of 2)

render1
[ ren-der ]
/ ˈrɛn dər /

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

to provide due reward.
to try out oil from fat, blubber, etc., by melting.

noun

Building Trades. a first coat of plaster for a masonry surface.

Origin of render

1
1275–1325; Middle English rendren < Middle French rendre < Vulgar Latin *rendere, alteration (formed by analogy with prendere to take) of Latin reddere ‘to give back’, equivalent to red- red- + -dere, combining form of dare ‘to give’

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British Dictionary definitions for rendering (1 of 2)

rendering
/ (ˈrɛndərɪŋ) /

noun

the act or an instance of performing a play, piece of music, etc
a translation of a text from a foreign language
Also called: rendering coat, render a coat of plaster or cement mortar applied to a surface
a perspective drawing showing an architect's idea of a finished building, interior, etc

British Dictionary definitions for rendering (2 of 2)

render
/ (ˈrɛndə) /

verb (tr)

noun

a first thin coat of plaster applied to a surface
history a payment in money, goods, or services made by a feudal tenant to his lord

Derived forms of render

renderable, adjectiverenderer, noun

Word Origin for render

C14: from Old French rendre, from Latin reddere to give back (influenced by Latin prendere to grasp), from re- + dare to give
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