from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or process of one who, or that which, warps.
  • noun The art or occupation of preparing warp or webs for the weaver.
  • noun a bank of earth raised round a field to retain water let in for the purpose of enriching land.
  • noun a hook used by rope makers for hanging the yarn on, when warping it into hauls for tarring.
  • noun a machine for warping yarn.
  • noun [Prov. Eng.] money, varying according to the length of the thread, paid to the weaver by the spinner on laying the warp.
  • noun a strong post used in warping rope-yarn.

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  • verb Present participle of warp.
  • noun An action or motion that warps or twists.
  • noun geology the deformation of the Earth's crust over a large area

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  • noun a moral or mental distortion


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