What does rendering mean?

Definitions for renderingˈrɛn dər ɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word rendering.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rendition, rendering(noun)

    a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.

    "they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert"

  2. interpretation, interpreting, rendition, rendering(noun)

    an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious

    "the edict was subject to many interpretations"; "he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables"; "often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning"

  3. rendition, rendering, interpretation(noun)

    the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance

    "her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving"

  4. translation, interlingual rendition, rendering, version(noun)

    a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language

  5. rendering(noun)

    a coat of stucco applied to a masonry wall

  6. rendering(noun)

    perspective drawing of an architect's design

  7. rendering(noun)

    giving in acknowledgment of obligation


  1. rendering(Noun)

    version; translation.

  2. rendering(Noun)

    sketch, illustration, or painting.

  3. rendering(Noun)

    returning; giving back; assigning; making; translating; surrendering; affording.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rendering

    of Render

  2. Rendering(noun)

    the act of one who renders, or that which is rendered

  3. Rendering(noun)

    a version; translation; as, the rendering of the Hebrew text

  4. Rendering(noun)

    in art, the presentation, expression, or interpretation of an idea, theme, or part

  5. Rendering(noun)

    the act of laying the first coat of plaster on brickwork or stonework

  6. Rendering(noun)

    the coat of plaster thus laid on

  7. Rendering(noun)

    the process of trying out or extracting lard, tallow, etc., from animal fat


  1. Rendering

    Rendering is the process of generating an image from a model, by means of computer programs. Also, the results of such a model can be called a rendering. A scene file contains objects in a strictly defined language or data structure; it would contain geometry, viewpoint, texture, lighting, and shading information as a description of the virtual scene. The data contained in the scene file is then passed to a rendering program to be processed and output to a digital image or raster graphics image file. The term "rendering" may be by analogy with an "artist's rendering" of a scene. Though the technical details of rendering methods vary, the general challenges to overcome in producing a 2D image from a 3D representation stored in a scene file are outlined as the graphics pipeline along a rendering device, such as a GPU. A GPU is a purpose-built device able to assist a CPU in performing complex rendering calculations. If a scene is to look relatively realistic and predictable under virtual lighting, the rendering software should solve the rendering equation. The rendering equation doesn't account for all lighting phenomena, but is a general lighting model for computer-generated imagery. 'Rendering' is also used to describe the process of calculating effects in a video editing program to produce final video output.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rendering in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rendering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Irfan Siddiqi:

    He is rendering a great service to this society.

  2. Interim Police Chief Dennis Mook:

    I am confident that the grand jury impartially weighed all the evidence presented before rendering their final decision.

  3. National Republican Congressional Committee:

    As Sanders boosts far-left candidates who share his socialist vision of higher taxes and bigger government, he is forcing Democrats to move even further to the left … rendering their candidates unelectable.

  4. Veryan Khan:

    The cartoon image is a clear rendering of the Islamic State’s execution by Jihad John of journalist James Foley in 2014 - even down to the gun strap Jihadi John wore, which is recreated in the image of the US flag.

  5. Charles De Gaulle:

    As an adolescent ... I was convinced that France would have to go through gigantic trials, that the interest of life consisted in one day rendering her some signal service and that I would have the occasion to do so.

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