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Warp vs. Wharp

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  • Warp (noun)

    The state, quality, or condition of being twisted, physically or mentally:

  • Warp (noun)

    The state, quality, or condition of being physically bent or twisted out of shape.

  • Warp (noun)

    A distortion:

  • Warp (noun)

    The state, quality, or condition of being deviant from what is right or proper morally or mentally.

  • Warp (noun)

    A distortion or twist, such as in a piece of wood also used figuratively.

  • Warp (noun)

    The threads that run lengthwise in a woven fabric; crossed by the woof or weft.

  • Warp (noun)

    The foundation, the basis, the undergirding.

  • Warp (noun)

    A warping (mooring or hauling) a ship, and sometimes for other purposes such as deploying a seine or creating drag.

  • Warp (noun)

    A theoretical construct that permits travel across a medium without passing through it normally, such as a teleporter or time warp.

  • Warp (noun)

    A situation or place which is or seems to be from another era; a time warp.

  • Warp (noun)

    The sediment which subsides from turbid water; the alluvial deposit of muddy water artificially introduced into low lands in order to enrich or fertilise them.

  • Warp (noun)

    A throw or cast, as of fish (in which case it is used as a unit of measure: about four fish, though sometimes three or even two), oysters, etc.

    "a warp of fish"

  • Warp (verb)

    To twist or become twisted, physically or mentally:

  • Warp (verb)

    To twist or turn (something) out of shape; to deform.

    "The moisture warped the board badly ."

    "to warp space and time"

    "The trauma had permanently warped her mind."

  • Warp (verb)

    To become twisted out of shape; to deform.

    "Over the years the post had warped and checked and needed to be replaced"

  • Warp (verb)

    To deflect or turn (something) away from a true, proper or moral course; to pervert; to bias.

    "His perspective had warped after his extreme experiences."

  • Warp (verb)

    To run (yarn) off the reel into hauls to be tarred.

  • Warp (verb)

    To arrange (strands of thread, etc) so that they run lengthwise in weaving.

  • Warp (verb)

    To plot; to fabricate or weave (a plot or scheme).

  • Warp (verb)

    To freezing).

  • Warp (verb)

    To move:

  • Warp (verb)

    To go astray or be deflected from a true, proper or moral course; to deviate.

  • Warp (verb)

    To move a vessel by hauling on a line or cable that is fastened to an anchor or pier; to move a sailing ship through a restricted place such as a harbour.

  • Warp (verb)

    To move or be moved by this method.

  • Warp (verb)

    To fly with a bending or waving motion, like a flock of birds or insects.

  • Warp (verb)

    To bring forth (young) prematurely.

  • Warp (verb)

    To fertilize (low-lying land) by letting the tide, a river, or other water in upon it to deposit silt and alluvial matter.

  • Warp (verb)

    To throw.

  • Wharp (noun)

    A fine sand from the banks of the Trent, used as a polishing powder.

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  • Warp

    To throw; hence, to send forth, or throw out, as words; to utter.

  • Warp

    To turn or twist out of shape; esp., to twist or bend out of a flat plane by contraction or otherwise.

  • Warp

    To turn aside from the true direction; to cause to bend or incline; to pervert.

  • Warp

    To weave; to fabricate.

  • Warp

    To tow or move, as a vessel, with a line, or warp, attached to a buoy, anchor, or other fixed object.

  • Warp

    To cast prematurely, as young; - said of cattle, sheep, etc.

  • Warp

    To let the tide or other water in upon (lowlying land), for the purpose of fertilization, by a deposit of warp, or slimy substance.

  • Warp

    To run off the reel into hauls to be tarred, as yarns.

  • Warp

    To arrange (yarns) on a warp beam.

  • Warp

    To twist the end surfaces of (an aërocurve in an airfoil) in order to restore or maintain equilibrium.

  • Warp (verb)

    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.

  • Warp (verb)

    to turn or incline from a straight, true, or proper course; to deviate; to swerve.

  • Warp (verb)

    To fly with a bending or waving motion; to turn and wave, like a flock of birds or insects.

  • Warp (verb)

    To cast the young prematurely; to slink; - said of cattle, sheep, etc.

  • Warp (verb)

    To wind yarn off bobbins for forming the warp of a web; to wind a warp on a warp beam.

  • Warp (noun)

    The threads which are extended lengthwise in the loom, and crossed by the woof.

  • Warp (noun)

    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.

  • Warp (noun)

    A slimy substance deposited on land by tides, etc., by which a rich alluvial soil is formed.

  • Warp (noun)

    A premature casting of young; - said of cattle, sheep, etc.

  • Warp (noun)

    Four; esp., four herrings; a cast. See Cast, n., 17.

  • Warp (noun)

    The state of being warped or twisted; as, the warp of a board.

  • Wharp (noun)

    A kind of fine sand from the banks of the Trent, used as a polishing powder.

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