Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A depiction or interpretation, as in painting or music.
  • noun A drawing in perspective of a proposed structure.
  • noun A translation.
  • noun A coat of plaster or cement applied to a masonry surface.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of translating; also, a version; translation.
  • noun In the fine arts and the drama, interpretation; delineation; reproduction; representation; exhibition.
  • noun In plastering:
  • noun The laying on of a first coat of plaster on brickwork or stonework.
  • noun The coat thus laid on.
  • noun The process of trying out or clarifying.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A version; translation.
  • noun In art, the presentation, expression, or interpretation of an idea, theme, or part.
  • noun The act of laying the first coat of plaster on brickwork or stonework.
  • noun The coat of plaster thus laid on.
  • noun The process of trying out or extracting lard, tallow, etc., from animal fat.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun version; translation.
  • noun sketch, illustration, or painting.
  • noun returning; giving back; assigning; making; translating; surrendering; affording.
  • verb Present participle of render.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
  • noun an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
  • noun a coat of stucco applied to a masonry wall
  • noun perspective drawing of an architect's design
  • noun giving in acknowledgment of obligation
  • noun the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance
  • noun a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.

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Examples

  • Subtitle rendering is awful, they look all pixelated on normal 624 x 352 video resolutions.

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  • If she goes anywhere in what you call rendering criminal assistance, which is an accomplice after the fact -- money, food, shelter, anything that would allow him to keep on the run and away from the authorities would be rendering criminal assistance to him by the wife.

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  • Title Effects: A new title rendering system has been added along with the ability to add title effects.

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  • A power lies in rendering these patriarchal figures the possible object of shame, ridicule and desire, but it is a power that is constantly negotiated.

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  • And to top it off, the bridge as depicted in the above rendering is an anodyne collection of matchsticks, not even a soaring Calatrava creation!

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  • Microsoft could argue that HTML rendering is a feature that can be leveraged by their and other developers 'applications if it sits in "operating system" space with a well-defined API rather than in competitive "application space" where it is more difficult for thrid party developers to hook into.

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  • Microsoft could argue that HTML rendering is a feature that can be leveraged by their and other developers 'applications if it sits in "operating system" space with a well-defined API rather than in competitive "application space" where it is more difficult for thrid party developers to hook into.

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  • He should be supported or opposed exactly to the degree which is warranted by his good conduct or bad conduct, his efficiency or inefficiency in rendering loyal, able, and disinterested service to the Nation as a whole.

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  • The French-born Ms. Paravel has a doctorate and connected with her filmmaking partne r through Harvard's Sensory Ethnography Lab, which fosters the use of film in rendering the experience of others.

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  • I see a definite business opportunity here – create consulting and management firms that specialize in rendering medium sized companies into a collections of small companies, designed to evade the regulation du jour.

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  • "Belgium's favorite Surrealist son, René Magritte, is famous for his painting of an apple on which he wrote: "This is not an apple." He did the same for a pipe. Today he might aptly produce a rendering of his native land and inscribe on it the words: 'This is not a country.'"

    - 'This Is Not A Crisis' in International Herald Tribune, Roger Cohen, 17 Dec 2007.

    December 18, 2007

  • Snap, bilby! Why just 15 minutes ago I read the eggzack same sentence in today's NY Times.

    Keep the sprouts - just bring me some frites, beer and chocolate!

    December 18, 2007

  • I feel incredibly culturally illiterate. I saw that name and immediately thought of Paul Simon's "René and Georgette Magritte with Their Dog After the War," and thought, "Oh my gosh, that's a real person!" *hangs head in shame for not knowing that already* Shoot, I even knew about the painting!

    December 18, 2007

  • You dig lambic sionnach?

    December 18, 2007

  • I love lambic! Peach! Raspberry! Any kind!

    December 18, 2007