- an extremely rapid rate of speed: rumors traveling at warp speed.
Origin of warp speed
alluding to the use in science fiction of spatial or temporal warps to travel interstellar distances
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Examples from the Web for warp speed
In the most casual conversation, she seems to flare at warp-speed.20 Views of Life and Death
Ezrha Jean Black
July 22, 2011