[ ren-der-ing ]
/ ˈrɛn dər ɪŋ /
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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
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British Dictionary definitions for rendering

/ (ˈrɛndərɪŋ) /


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
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