verb (used with object)
to cause to be or become; make:
to render someone helpless.
to do; perform:
to render a service.
to furnish; provide:
to render aid.
to exhibit or show (obedience, attention, etc.).
to present for consideration, approval, payment, action, etc., as an account.
to return; to make (a payment in money, kind, or service) as by a tenant to a superior:
knights rendering military service to the lord.
to pay as due (a tax, tribute, etc.).
to deliver formally or officially; hand down:
to render a verdict.
to translate into another language:
to render French poems into English.
to represent; depict, as in painting:
to render a landscape.
to represent (a perspective view of a projected building) in drawing or painting.
to bring out the meaning of by performance or execution; interpret, as a part in a drama or a piece of music.
to give in return or requital:
to render good for evil.
to give back; restore (often followed by back).
to send (a suspected criminal) abroad; subject to rendition (def 4).
to give up; surrender.
Building Trades. to cover (masonry) with a first coat of plaster.
to melt down; extract the impurities from by melting:
to render fat.
to process, as for industrial use:
to render livestock carcasses.
verb (used without object)
to provide due reward.
to try out oil from fat, blubber, etc., by melting.
Building Trades. a first coat of plaster for a masonry surface.
to present or submit (accounts, etc) for payment, approval, or action
to give or provide (aid, charity, a service, etc)
to show (obedience), as due or expected
to give or exchange, as by way of return or requital: to render blow for blow
to cause to become: grief had rendered him simple-minded
to deliver (a verdict or opinion) formally
to portray or depict (something), as in painting, music, or acting
(computing) to use colour and shading to make a digital image look three-dimensional and solid
to translate (something) into another language or form
(sometimes foll by up) to yield or give: the tomb rendered up its secret
(often foll by back) to return (something); give back
to cover the surface of (brickwork, stone, etc) with a coat of plaster
(often foll by down) to extract (fat) from (meat) by melting
to reeve (a line)
to slacken (a rope, etc)
(history) (of a feudal tenant) to make (payment) in money, goods, or services to one’s overlord
a first thin coat of plaster applied to a surface
(history) a payment in money, goods, or services made by a feudal tenant to his lord
noun 1. an act or instance of interpretation, rendition, or depiction, as of a dramatic part or a musical composition: her rendering of the part of Hedda. 2. a translation: Chapman’s rendering of Homer. 3. a representation of a building, interior, etc., executed in perspective and usually done for purposes of presentation. 4. Building Trades. […]
noun 1. (used with a singular verb) a factory or plant that renders and processes livestock carcasses into tallow, hides, fertilizer, etc.
- Renderman shading language
[“The RenderMan Companion”, S. Upstill, A-W 1989, chaps 13-15].
noun, plural rendezvous [rahn-duh-vooz; French rahn-de-voo] /ˈrɑn dəˌvuz; French rɑ̃ dɛˈvu/ (Show IPA) 1. an agreement between two or more persons to meet at a certain time and place. 2. the meeting itself. 3. a place designated for a meeting or assembling, especially of troops or ships. 4. a meeting of two or more spacecraft […]