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 for rendering
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Render \Ren"der\ (r?n"d?r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rendered
     (-d?rd);p. pr. & vb. n. Rendering.] [F. rendre, LL. rendre,
     fr. L. reddere; pref. red-, re-, re- + dare to give. See
     Datetime, and cf. Reddition, Rent.]
     1. To return; to pay back; to restore.
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              Whose smallest minute lost, no riches render may.
                                                    --Spenser.
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     2. To inflict, as a retribution; to requite.
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              I will render vengeance to mine enemies. --Deut.
                                                    xxxii. 41.
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     3. To give up; to yield; to surrender.
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              I 'll make her render up her page to me. --Shak.
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     4. Hence, to furnish; to contribute.
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              Logic renders its daily service to wisdom and
              virtue.                               --I. Watts.
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     5. To furnish; to state; to deliver; as, to render an
        account; to render judgment.
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     6. To cause to be, or to become; as, to render a person more
        safe or more unsafe; to render a fortress secure.
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     7. To translate from one language into another; as, to render
        Latin into English.
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     8. To interpret; to set forth, represent, or exhibit; as, an
        actor renders his part poorly; a singer renders a passage
        of music with great effect; a painter renders a scene in a
        felicitous manner.
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              He did render him the most unnatural
              That lived amongst men.               --Shak.
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     9. To try out or extract (oil, lard, tallow, etc.) from fatty
        animal substances; as, to render tallow.
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     10. To plaster, as a wall of masonry, without the use of
         lath.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rendering \Ren"der*ing\, n.
     The act of one who renders, or that which is rendered.
     Specifically:
     (a) A version; translation; as, the rendering of the Hebrew
         text. --Lowth.
     (b) In art, the presentation, expression, or interpretation
         of an idea, theme, or part.
     (c) The act of laying the first coat of plaster on brickwork
         or stonework.
     (d) The coat of plaster thus laid on. --Gwilt.
     (e) The process of trying out or extracting lard, tallow,
         etc., from animal fat.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  rendering
      n 1: a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role
           etc.; "they heard a live rendition of three pieces by
           Schubert" [syn: rendition, rendering]
      2: an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious;
         "the edict was subject to many interpretations"; "he annoyed
         us with his interpreting of parables"; "often imitations are
         extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's
         intended meaning" [syn: interpretation, interpreting,
         rendition, rendering]
      3: the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic
         performance; "her rendition of Milton's verse was
         extraordinarily moving" [syn: rendition, rendering,
         interpretation]
      4: a written communication in a second language having the same
         meaning as the written communication in a first language
         [syn: translation, interlingual rendition, rendering,
         version]
      5: a coat of stucco applied to a masonry wall
      6: perspective drawing of an architect's design
      7: giving in acknowledgment of obligation

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  120 Moby Thesaurus words for "rendering":
     alphabet, art, blueprint, cameo, cantando, catalog, cataloging,
     character, character sketch, charactering, characterization, chart,
     choreography, composite reading, concentration, conception,
     conflation, conventional representation, critical edition,
     dance notation, decoction, delineation, demilegato, demonstration,
     depiction, depictment, description, details, diagram,
     diplomatic text, distillation, drama, drawing, edited text,
     edition, evocation, execution, exemplification, expression,
     figuration, fingering, glissando, graphic account, hieroglyphic,
     iconography, ideogram, illustration, image, imagery, imaging,
     impression, infusion, interpretation, intonation, itemization,
     lection, legato, letter, limning, logogram, logograph, map,
     mezzo staccato, music-making, musical notation, normalized text,
     notation, paraphrase, parlando, particularization, performance,
     photograph, pianism, pictogram, picture, picturization, pizzicato,
     plan, portrait, portraiture, portrayal, prefigurement,
     presentation, presentment, pressing, printing, profile, projection,
     reading, realization, rendition, repercussion, representation,
     restatement, rubato, schema, scholarly edition, score, script,
     showing, sketch, slur, soaking, specification, spiccato, squeezing,
     staccato, steeping, syllabary, symbol, tablature, text, touch,
     translation, variant, version, vignette, vivid description,
     word painting, writing
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  rendering
  
      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.
  
     (2001-02-06)
  

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