Definition Of warp


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

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

the warp and weft are the basic constituents of all textiles

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

a twist or distortion in the shape or form of something.

the head of the racket had a curious warp

alluvial sediment; silt.

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Example Of warp

  • warp speed

  • But time is fickle and not particularly friendly to me and the fecker will go all warp speed.

  • But you should go see it, and not only that, you should look at it closely, the warp and weft of details that make it all hang together in such a unique way.

  • Captain, we shall be exiting warp space in ten seconds.

  • crew and passengers helped warp the vessels through the shallow section

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