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English definition of “rendering”

rendering

noun uk   /ˈren.dər.ɪŋ/ us    /-dɚ-/

rendering noun (PERFORMANCE)

[C] (also rendition) the way that something is performed, written, drawn, etc.: Her rendering of the song was delightful.

rendering noun (TRANSLATION)

[C] a translation of a book or piece of writing into a different language or a different style: a new rendering of the Bible into modern English

rendering noun (IN BUILDING)

[U] specialized architecture a layer of plaster or cement on a wall: The rendering on two sides of the house needed to be removed.

rendering noun (OF DEAD ANIMALS)

[U] specialized food & drink, engineering the process of preparing or treating the bodies of dead animals in order to take out the fat and other substances that can be used in other products: the rendering of beef products a rendering plant
(Definition of rendering from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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