- to warp a ship or boat into position.
- (of a ship or boat) to move by being warped.
OTHER WORDS FOR warp
Origin of warp
OTHER WORDS FROM warpwarpage, nounun·warp·ing, adjective
Words nearby warp
How to use warp in a sentence
This might not sound like much of a discovery, but until now it was unclear what warp drives might be, physically speaking.
Bobrick and Martire show that any warp drive must be a shell of material in a constant state of motion, enclosing a flat region of spacetime.
Their work tells us that a warp drive is, somewhat surprisingly, like a car.
The warp drive is like tugging on spacetime to bring your destination closer.
Using their simple description, Bobrick and Martire demonstrate a method for using Einstein’s general relativity equations to find spacetimes that allow for arrangements of matter and energy that would act as warp bubbles.
But the thugs are numerous enough to be part of the warp and woof of the community.
Instead, now we have a political science case-study proving how political fortunes can shift and change at warp speed.Should Christie Resign from the Republican Governors Association?|Myra Adams|January 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
WHERE TO EAT: For lunch, enter the time warp that is Crown Candy Kitchen (don't pass on the sundaes).Get Cultured on Your Weekend Getaway: Best Trips for Art Lovers|Condé Nast Traveler|January 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No throwback eyeglasses or filters on my photos to give the impression of a time warp.Famous for Not Being Famous: Enough About ‘Stoner’|Drew Smith|October 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
One of my favorite moments in that film was when Spock mends the warp core and Captain Kirk goes down to see him.Simon Pegg on His First ‘Star Trek’ Memories, Playing Scotty, and More|Simon Pegg|May 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Politeness, being based upon real kindness of heart, cannot exist where there is selfishness or brutality to warp its growth.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
And yet, not that alone, for the warp and woof of history are made up of innumerable threads.The Boys of '61|Charles Carleton Coffin.
And now, waiting for the ship to warp into its pier, she realized what a fatal mistake her reticence had been.The Adventures of Kathlyn|Harold MacGrath
But we can't control the directional and dimensional scope of the warp.
When the warp principle was discovered, it looked like the answer.
British Dictionary definitions for warp
Derived forms of warpwarpage, nounwarped, adjectivewarper, noun
Word Origin for warp
Other Idioms and Phrases with warp
In addition to the idiom beginning with warp
- warp and woof
- time warp