verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- to warp a ship or boat into position.
- (of a ship or boat) to move by being warped.
SYNONYMS FOR warp
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Origin of warp
OTHER WORDS FROM warpwarpage, nounun·warp·ing, adjective
Words nearby warp
Example sentences from the Web for warp
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.
The warp drive is like tugging on spacetime to bring your destination closer.
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
Idioms and Phrases with warp
In addition to the idiom beginning with warp
- warp and woof
- time warp