Pronunciation: wạrp
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Warped (wạrpt); p. pr. & vb. n. Warping.]
1.To throw; hence, to send forth, or throw out, as words; to utter.
2.To turn or twist out of shape; esp., to twist or bend out of a flat plane by contraction or otherwise.
The planks looked warped.
- Coleridge.
3.To turn aside from the true direction; to cause to bend or incline; to pervert.
4.To weave; to fabricate.
While doth he mischief warp.
- Sternhold.
5.(Naut.) To tow or move, as a vessel, with a line, or warp, attached to a buoy, anchor, or other fixed object.
6.To cast prematurely, as young; - said of cattle, sheep, etc.
7.(Agric.) To let the tide or other water in upon (lowlying land), for the purpose of fertilization, by a deposit of warp, or slimy substance.
8.(Rope Making) To run off the reel into hauls to be tarred, as yarns.
9.(Weaving) To arrange (yarns) on a warp beam.
10.(Aëronautics) To twist the end surfaces of (an aërocurve in an airfoil) in order to restore or maintain equilibrium.
Warped surface
(Geom.) a surface generated by a straight line moving so that no two of its consecutive positions shall be in the same plane.
- Davies & Peck.
v. i.1.To turn, twist, or be twisted out of shape; esp., to be twisted or bent out of a flat plane; as, a board warps in seasoning or shrinking.
One of you will prove a shrunk panel, and, like green timber, warp, warp.
- Shak.
2.to turn or incline from a straight, true, or proper course; to deviate; to swerve.
3.To fly with a bending or waving motion; to turn and wave, like a flock of birds or insects.
4.To cast the young prematurely; to slink; - said of cattle, sheep, etc.
5.(Weaving) To wind yarn off bobbins for forming the warp of a web; to wind a warp on a warp beam.
1.(Weaving) The threads which are extended lengthwise in the loom, and crossed by the woof.
2.(Naut.) A rope used in hauling or moving a vessel, usually with one end attached to an anchor, a post, or other fixed object; a towing line; a warping hawser.
3.(Agric.) A slimy substance deposited on land by tides, etc., by which a rich alluvial soil is formed.
4.A premature casting of young; - said of cattle, sheep, etc.
5.Four; esp., four herrings; a cast. See Cast, n., 17.
6.The state of being warped or twisted; as, the warp of a board.
Warp beam
the roller on which the warp is wound in a loom.
Warp fabric
fabric produced by warp knitting.
Warp frame
a machine for making warp lace having a number of needles and employing a thread for each needle.
Warp knitting
a kind of knitting in which a number of threads are interchained each with one or more contiguous threads on either side; - also called warp weaving.
Warp lace
lace having a warp crossed by weft threads.
Noun1.warp - a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting
Synonyms: deflection
2.warp - a shape distorted by twisting or folding
Synonyms: buckle
3.warp - a moral or mental distortion
Synonyms: warping
4.warp - yarn arranged lengthways on a loom and crossed by the woof
Verb1.warp - make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
Synonyms: distort, falsify, garble
2.warp - bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat; "The highway buckled during the heatwave"
Synonyms: buckle, heave
Warp - OS/2
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Translate Warp to German, Translate Warp to French
warning bell
warning coloration
warning device
warning light
warning of attack
warning of war
Warning piece
warning signal
-- Warp --
Warp beam
Warp fabric
Warp frame
Warp knitting
Warp lace
Warp speed
Warped surface
Warping bank
Warping hook
Warping mill
Warping penny
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