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rendering

[′ren·dər·iŋ]
(graphic arts)
Methods or techniques that are used to display realistic-looking three-dimensional images on a two-dimensional medium such as a computer display.

rendering

1. A drawing, especially a perspective of a building or interior space, artistically delineating materials, shades and shadows, done for the purpose of presentation and persuasion.
See also: Design drawing
2. A coat of plaster applied directly to an interior wall or stucco on an exterior wall; a perspective or elevation drawing of a project or portion thereof with artistic delineation of materials, shades, and shadows. See also: Plaster

rendering

1. Applying a coat of plaster directly on an interior wall or stucco on an exterior wall.
2. A perspective or elevation drawing of a project or portion thereof with artistic delineation of materials, shades, and shadows.

rendering

(graphics, text)
The conversion of a high-level object-based description into a graphical image for display.

For example, ray-tracing takes a mathematical model of a three-dimensional object or scene and converts it into a bitmap image. Another example is the process of converting HTML into an image for display to the user.
References in classic literature ?
This instrument was designed for the purpose of rendering visible on the surface of the moon any object exceeding nine feet in diameter.
In the evening Jones met his lady again, and a long conversation again ensued between them: but as it consisted only of the same ordinary occurrences as before, we shall avoid mentioning particulars, which we despair of rendering agreeable to the reader; unless he is one whose devotion to the fair sex, like that of the papists to their saints, wants to be raised by the help of pictures.
The lighting is the most important part of a rendering, he said.
Artists using OctaneRender and OctaneVR can now benefit from dramatically faster cloud-based GPU rendering using up to 25x the computation power of local rendering[sup.
While in-house tax departments certainly may be capable of rendering formal tax opinions supporting the federal income tax consequences of their companies' transactions, they do so infrequently.
Computer rendering is used to simulate the appearance of lighted objects for applications in architectural design, for animation and simulation in the entertainment industry, and for display and design in the automobile industry.
Roz did a rendering of my own house, because I thought I wanted to have one.
One of the largest rendering companies, Darling-Delaware (now known as Darling International) had a reported revenue in 1988 of $459 million.
2) Police interrogation tactics that suggest overreaching, intimidation, or coercion may combine to defeat the free and independent exercise of the suspect's will, thus rendering the resulting confession violative of due process.
The new distributed rendering technology breaks through significant computing barriers, making for fast and cost-effective transparent renderings that were once impractical in a distributed-computing environment.
The new product include: After Effects for the Apple Power Macintosh platform; the After Effects Rendering Engine; and Effects Pack, vol.
The Frontline / ROES Rendering Server operates in a double-pass configuration where the ROES Client and Server software feeds orders into the Frontline System, where images are then color corrected and soft-proofed before being exported back to ROES for the final rendering of the composite.