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To Render or To be rendering may refer to:

  • In the visual arts,
  • In computer science,
    • Rendering (computer graphics), the process or method of producing a virtual computer graphics usually for imaging for exclusively referring to industries in gaming, entertainment, multimedia arts and some Applied Fields of Studies such as CAD. On rare occasions it sometimes can be use for Abstract Fields of studies such as producing a video for a conference presentation.
    • Imaging, the process of producing an image usually base on real systems data or statistics usually for scientific purpose, such as computer simulations.
    • XRender, or Render, an X Window System rendering extension
  • Rendering (food processing), a process for separating fats from other organic materials
  • Rendition (law), the surrender or turning over of a person or property, particularly from one jurisdiction to another
  • Stucco or render, a coating of an aggregate, a binder, and water used on walls and ceilings or for decoration
  • Render: Spanning Time with Ani DiFranco a video by Ani DiFranco.

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Etymology

From Old French rendre (to render, to make) from Vulgar Latin *rendere, from Latin reddere, present active infinitive of reddō (return in profit).

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to render

Third person singular
renders

Simple past
rendered

Past participle
rendered

Present participle
rendering

to render (third-person singular simple present renders, present participle rendering, simple past and past participle rendered)

  1. (transitive) To cause to become.
    The shot rendered her immobile.
  2. (transitive) To interpret, give an interpretation or rendition of.
    The pianist rendered the Beethoven sonata beautifully.
    • 1748. David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 34.
    we may, at last, render our philosophy like that of Epictetus
  3. (transitive) To pass down.
    render a verdict (= deliver a judgment)
  4. (transitive) To make over as a return.
    They had to render the estate.
  5. (transitive) To give; to give back.
    render aid
    render money
  6. (transitive, computer graphics) To transform digital information in the form received from a repository into a display on a computer screen, or for other presentation to the user.
    rendering images
  7. (transitive) To capture and turn over to another country secretly.
  8. (transitive) To convert waste animal tissue into a usable byproduct.
    rendering of fat into soap
  9. (intransitive), (cooking) For fat to drip off meat from cooking.
    Bacon is very fatty when raw, however most of that will render during cooking.

Synonyms

  • (fat dripping): render off

Translations

Noun

Singular
render

Plural
renders

render (plural renders)

  1. A substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls.

Danish

Noun

render c.

  1. Plural indefinite of rende.

Verb

render

  1. Present of rende.







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