Warp Meaning and Definition


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Warp meaning

Word: Warp

How to pronounce: wɔːp

Verb

Definitions:

1. Become or cause to become bent or twisted out of shape, typically as a result of the effects of heat or dampness.

Example sentences: "Moisture had warped the box"

2. Move (a ship) along by hauling on a rope attached to a stationary object on shore.

3. (in weaving) arrange (yarn) so as to form the warp of a piece of cloth.

4. Cover (land) with a deposit of alluvial soil by natural or artificial flooding.

Noun

Definitions:

1. A twist or distortion in the shape or form of something.

Example sentences: "The head of the racket had a curious warp"

2. (in weaving) the threads on a loom over and under which other threads (the weft) are passed to make cloth.

Example sentences: "The warp and weft are the basic constituents of all textiles"

3. A rope attached at one end to a fixed point and used for moving or mooring a ship.

4. Alluvial sediment; silt.


Synonyms:

deformation

deflection

warpage

distortion

deform

distort

garble

pervert

corrupt

falsify

vitiate

basis

underpinning

foundation

groundwork

root

ground

buckle

hawser

cornerstone

bedrock


Derivations:

warping

warped

warper


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Warp in Other Languages...

Spanish: Deformar

German: Warp

French: Warp

Italian: Ordito

Turkish: çözgü


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