Etymology
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rendering (n.)

mid-15c., "a giving back, yielding, action of restoring," verbal noun from render (v.). Meaning "a translation, act of translating" is from 1640s; that of "extracting or melting of fat" is from 1792. The visual and dramatic arts sense of "reproduction, representation" is from 1862. The earlier noun was simply render (late 14c.).

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Definitions of rendering

rendering (n.)
a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.;
Synonyms: rendition
rendering (n.)
an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious;
Synonyms: interpretation / interpreting / rendition
rendering (n.)
the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance;
rendering (n.)
a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language;
Synonyms: translation / interlingual rendition / version
rendering (n.)
a coat of stucco applied to a masonry wall;
rendering (n.)
perspective drawing of an architect's design;
rendering (n.)
giving in acknowledgment of obligation;
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