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warp

 (wôrp)
v. warped, warp·ing, warps
v.tr.
1. To turn or twist (wood, for example) out of shape; deform.
2. To alter from a normal, proper, or healthy state; twist or pervert: "He was ruthlessly vindictive and allowed personal grudges to warp his political perspective" (Julian E. Zelizer). See Synonyms at distort.
3. To arrange strands of yarn or thread lengthwise onto (a loom) in preparation for weaving.
4. Nautical To move (a vessel) by hauling on a line that is fastened to or around a piling, anchor, or pier.
v.intr.
1. To become bent or twisted out of shape: The wooden frame warped in the humidity.
2. To become altered from what is normal, proper, or healthy.
3. Nautical To move a vessel by hauling on a line that is fastened to or around a piling, anchor, or pier.
n.
1. The state of being twisted or bent out of shape.
2. A distortion or twist, especially in a piece of wood.
3. A mental or moral twist, aberration, or deviation.
4. The threads that run lengthwise in a woven fabric, crossed at right angles to the woof.
5. Warp and woof.
6. Nautical A towline used in warping a vessel.

[Middle English werpen, from Old English weorpan, to throw away; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

warp′er n.

warp

(wɔːp)
vb
1. to twist or cause to twist out of shape, as from heat, damp, etc
2. to turn or cause to turn from a true, correct, or proper course
3. to pervert or be perverted
4. (Textiles) (tr) to prepare (yarn) as a warp
5. (Nautical Terms) nautical to move (a vessel) by hauling on a rope fixed to a stationary object ashore or (of a vessel) to be moved thus
6. (Aeronautics) (tr) (formerly) to curve or twist (an aircraft wing) in order to assist control in flight
7. (Physical Geography) (tr) to flood (land) with water from which alluvial matter is deposited
n
8. the state or condition of being twisted out of shape
9. a twist, distortion, or bias
10. (Psychology) a mental or moral deviation
11. (Textiles) the yarns arranged lengthways on a loom, forming the threads through which the weft yarns are woven
12. (Automotive Engineering) the heavy threads used to reinforce the rubber in the casing of a pneumatic tyre
13. (Nautical Terms) nautical a rope used for warping a vessel
14. (Physical Geography) alluvial sediment deposited by water
[Old English wearp a throw; related to Old High German warf, Old Norse varp throw of a dragging net, Old English weorpan to throw]
ˈwarpage n
warped adj
ˈwarper n

warp

(wɔrp)

v.t.
1. to bend or twist out of shape, esp. from a straight or flat form, as timbers or flooring.
2. to bend or turn from the natural or true direction or course.
3. to distort or cause to distort from the truth, fact, etc.; bias; falsify.
4. to move (a vessel) into a desired place or position by hauling on a rope that has been fastened to something fixed, as a buoy.
v.i.
5. to become bent or twisted out of shape, esp. out of a straight or flat form.
6. to hold or change an opinion due to prejudice, influence, etc.
7.
a. to warp a ship or boat into position.
b. (of a ship or boat) to move by being warped.
n.
8. a bend or other variation from a straight or flat form.
9. a mental twist, bias, or quirk.
10. the set of yarns placed lengthwise in a loom, crossed by and interlaced with the filling, and forming the lengthwise threads in a woven fabric..
11. a hypothetical eccentricity or discontinuity in the space-time continuum: a space warp.
12. a situation, environment, etc., that seems characteristic of another era and out of touch with contemporary life.
13. a rope for warping or hauling a ship or boat along or into position.
[before 900; Middle English werpen, Old English weorpan to throw, c. Old Saxon werpan, Old High German werfan, Old Norse verpa, Gothic wairpan]
warp′age, n.
warp′er, n.

warp

To haul a ship ahead by line or anchor.

Warp

 a throw or cast; a set of four items.
Examples: warp of cod, 1533; of fish, 1598; of herrings, 1894; of oysters, 1796; of salt-fish, 1436; of weeks (four weeks), 1599.

warp


Past participle: warped
Gerund: warping

Imperative
warp
warp
Present
I warp
you warp
he/she/it warps
we warp
you warp
they warp
Preterite
I warped
you warped
he/she/it warped
we warped
you warped
they warped
Present Continuous
I am warping
you are warping
he/she/it is warping
we are warping
you are warping
they are warping
Present Perfect
I have warped
you have warped
he/she/it has warped
we have warped
you have warped
they have warped
Past Continuous
I was warping
you were warping
he/she/it was warping
we were warping
you were warping
they were warping
Past Perfect
I had warped
you had warped
he/she/it had warped
we had warped
you had warped
they had warped
Future
I will warp
you will warp
he/she/it will warp
we will warp
you will warp
they will warp
Future Perfect
I will have warped
you will have warped
he/she/it will have warped
we will have warped
you will have warped
they will have warped
Future Continuous
I will be warping
you will be warping
he/she/it will be warping
we will be warping
you will be warping
they will be warping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been warping
you have been warping
he/she/it has been warping
we have been warping
you have been warping
they have been warping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been warping
you will have been warping
he/she/it will have been warping
we will have been warping
you will have been warping
they will have been warping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been warping
you had been warping
he/she/it had been warping
we had been warping
you had been warping
they had been warping
Conditional
I would warp
you would warp
he/she/it would warp
we would warp
you would warp
they would warp
Past Conditional
I would have warped
you would have warped
he/she/it would have warped
we would have warped
you would have warped
they would have warped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.warp - a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting
aberrance, aberrancy, aberration, deviance - a state or condition markedly different from the norm
2.warp - a shape distorted by twisting or foldingwarp - a shape distorted by twisting or folding
distorted shape, distortion - a shape resulting from distortion
3.warp - a moral or mental distortion
deformation, distortion - a change for the worse
4.warp - yarn arranged lengthways on a loom and crossed by the woofwarp - yarn arranged lengthways on a loom and crossed by the woof
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
thread, yarn - a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
weave - pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric
Verb1.warp - make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
murder, mutilate, mangle - alter so as to make unrecognizable; "The tourists murdered the French language"
misrepresent, belie - represent falsely; "This statement misrepresents my intentions"
2.warp - bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat; "The highway buckled during the heat wave"
change surface - undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface
lift - rise upward, as from pressure or moisture; "The floor is lifting slowly"

warp

verb
1. distort, bend, twist, buckle, deform, disfigure, contort, misshape, malform Rainwater had warped the door's timber.
2. become distorted, bend, twist, contort, become deformed, become misshapen Plastic can warp in the sun.
3. pervert, twist, corrupt, degrade, deprave, debase, desecrate, debauch, lead astray Their minds have been warped by their experiences.
noun

warp

verb
1. To ruin utterly in character or quality:
2. To give an inaccurate view of by representing falsely or misleadingly:
Idiom: give a false coloring to.
3. To cause to have a prejudiced view:
Translations
إنْفِتال، إعْوِجاجيَفْتِل، يَلْوي
forkvakleskævhedtrend
brenglalangòræîirvinda , skekkja , verpastvindingur, skekkja
izkropļotmetisamešanāssamestiessamežģīt
ohnúť sapokriviť
arışbozmakçarpıklıkçözgüeğ mek

warp

[wɔːp]
A. N
1. (in weaving) → urdimbre f
2. [in wood] → alabeo m, comba f
B. VT
1. [+ wood] → alabear, combar
2. (fig) [+ mind] → pervertir
C. VI [wood] → alabearse, combarse

warp

[ˈwɔːrp]
n
[cloth] → chaîne f
vi
[wood] → gauchir
vt [+ wood] → gauchir
[+ character, person] → pervertirwar paint warpaint [ˈwɔːrpeɪnt] npeintures fpl de guerre

warp

n
(in weaving) → Kette f
(in wood etc) → Welle f; the warp makes it impossible to use this wooddas Holz ist zu verzogen or wellig, als dass man es noch verwenden könnte
(= towing cable)Schleppleine f
(of mind) hatred of his mother had given his mind an evil warpder Hass, den er gegen seine Mutter hegte, hatte seinen ganzen Charakter entstellt or verbogen; the warp in his personalitydas Abartige in seinem Wesen
vt woodwellig werden lassen, wellen; characterverbiegen, entstellen; judgementverzerren; (Aviat) → verwinden
vi (wood)sich wellen, sich verziehen, sich werfen

warp

[wɔːp]
1. n (in weaving) → ordito; (of wood) → curvatura, deformazione f
2. vt (wood) → deformare, curvare (fig) (mind, personality, judgment) → influenzare negativamente
3. vi (wood) → deformarsi, curvarsi

warp1

(woːp) verb
1. to make or become twisted out of shape. The door has been warped by all the rain we've had lately.
2. to cause to think or act in an abnormal way. His experiences had warped his judgement/mind.
noun
the shape into which something is twisted by warping. The rain has given this wood a permanent warp.
warped adjective

warp2

(woːp) noun
(usually with the) the set of threads lying lengthwise in a loom during weaving (the other being the weft (weft) ).

warp

n. torcedura; torcimiento; v. torcer; retorcer; perder la forma.
References in classic literature ?
Handling the long lance lightly, glancing twice or thrice along its length to see if it be exactly straight, Stubb whistlingly gathers up the coil of the warp in one hand, so as to secure its free end in his grasp, leaving the rest unobstructed.
Planters, who have money to make by it,--clergymen, who have planters to please,--politicians, who want to rule by it,--may warp and bend language and ethics to a degree that shall astonish the world at their ingenuity; they can press nature and the Bible, and nobody knows what else, into the service; but, after all, neither they nor the world believe in it one particle the more.
Captain Marsh and Famine and Pestilence the baby COYOTES, and Sour-Mash and her pups, and Sardanapalus and her kittens - hang these names she gives the creatures, they warp my jaw - and Potter: you - all sitting around in the house, and Soldier Boy at the window the entire time, it's a wonder to me she comes along as well as she does.
At this moment there opened before us a large grotto dug in a picturesque heap of rocks and carpeted with all the thick warp of the submarine flora.
As for herself, she was busy at her loom, shooting her golden shuttle through the warp and singing beautifully.
English public opinion, that is to say, tries to constrain and impede and warp the man who makes things that are beautiful in effect, and compels the journalist to retail things that are ugly, or disgusting, or revolting in fact, so that we have the most serious journalists in the world, and the most indecent newspapers.
Now has Jove vouchsafed us a day that will pay us for all the rest; this day we shall take the ships which came hither against heaven's will, and which have caused us such infinite suffering through the cowardice of our councillors, who when I would have done battle at the ships held me back and forbade the host to follow me; if Jove did then indeed warp our judgements, himself now commands me and cheers me on.
They lay far deeper, in the very warp and woof of her nature.
The heat of the burning house caused the iron doors to warp and collapse.
He has also neglected in that treatise to point out how the governors are to be distinguished from the governed; for he says, that as of one sort of wool the warp ought to be made, and of another the woof, so ought some to govern, and others to be governed.
Nothing shall warp me from the belief that every man is a lover of truth.
there are indeed many superb high warp tapestries there.