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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.
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Computer-generated renderings of new development buildings in New York City have become ubiquitous and often hyper-realistic in the past decade, in turn shaking up an industry that has become increasingly more dependent on technology.
The site, which focuses primarily on new development, frequently "unveils" newly-released renderings of buildings under development.
Radiance is a publicly available and widely used rendering program which is physically accurate and which uses global illumination methods (6).
And most Americans remain unaware that rendering even exists, let alone that the products of it are a vital ingredient in many of the things they buy.
Apply different lighting techniques for rendering any interior or exterior scene, day or night, including sunset and twilight setups
Animation of the final renderings is controlled with Virtual Vertex's Muster, which interfaces with both Maya and the RenderDrive.
The RenderDrive RD5000s enable the studio's designers and artists to increase realism through rendering features such as multiple area lights, accurate 3D motion blur and depth of field, secondary illumination, HDRI lighting, and physically based materials, lighting and camera properties.
Avatech's Annual Rendering Contest recognizes the country's best rendering talents across manufacturing, civil/GIS and architecture sectors.
The PURE card is unique in its ability to support 3D image rendering larger than screen resolution.
DAZ also develops software applications that support its content, including DAZ/Studio, a 3D character posing and rendering application available for free to the public; Mimic, a lip-syncing program that allows users to have a 3D figure speak with any recorded voice; and Bryce, a 3D landscaping and animation package.