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warp

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)
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9 in 9 verses (in OT : 9 in 9 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

warpv. t. [OE. warpen; fr. Icel. varpa to throw, cast, varp a casting, fr. verpa to throw; akin to Dan. varpe to warp a ship, Sw. varpa, AS. weorpan to cast, OS. werpan, OFries. werpa, D. & LG. werpen, G. werfen, Goth. waírpan; cf. Skr. v to twist. Wrap.].
  •  To throw; hence, to send forth, or throw out, as words; to utter.  Piers Plowman.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To turn or twist out of shape; esp., to twist or bend out of a flat plane by contraction or otherwise.  [1913 Webster]
    "The planks looked warped."  [1913 Webster]
    "Walter warped his mouth at this
    To something so mock solemn, that I laughed.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To turn aside from the true direction; to cause to bend or incline; to pervert.  [1913 Webster]
    "This first avowed, nor folly warped my mind."  [1913 Webster]
    "I have no private considerations to warp me in this controversy."  [1913 Webster]
    "We are divested of all those passions which cloud the intellects, and warp the understandings, of men."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To weave; to fabricate.  Nares.  [1913 Webster]
    "While doth he mischief warp."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To tow or move, as a vessel, with a line, or warp, attached to a buoy, anchor, or other fixed object.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cast prematurely, as young; -- said of cattle, sheep, etc.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To let the tide or other water in upon (lowlying land), for the purpose of fertilization, by a deposit of warp, or slimy substance.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To run off the reel into hauls to be tarred, as yarns.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To arrange (yarns) on a warp beam.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To twist the end surfaces of (an aërocurve in an airfoil) in order to restore or maintain equilibrium.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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.
warpv. i. 
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "One of you will prove a shrunk panel, and, like green timber, warp, warp."  [1913 Webster]
    "They clamp one piece of wood to the end of another, to keep it from casting, or warping."  [1913 Webster]
  •  to turn or incline from a straight, true, or proper course; to deviate; to swerve.  [1913 Webster]
    "There is our commission,
    From which we would not have you warp.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To fly with a bending or waving motion; to turn and wave, like a flock of birds or insects.  [1913 Webster]
    "A pitchy cloud
    Of locusts, warping on the eastern wind.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cast the young prematurely; to slink; -- said of cattle, sheep, etc.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To wind yarn off bobbins for forming the warp of a web; to wind a warp on a warp beam.  [1913 Webster]
warpn. [AS. wearp; akin to Icel. varp a casting, throwing, Sw. varp the draught of a net, Dan. varp a towline, OHG. warf warp, G. werft. See Warp, v.].
  •  The threads which are extended lengthwise in the loom, and crossed by the woof.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A slimy substance deposited on land by tides, etc., by which a rich alluvial soil is formed.  Lyell.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A premature casting of young; -- said of cattle, sheep, etc.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Four; esp., four herrings; a cast. See Cast, n., 17.  Wright.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The state of being warped or twisted; as, the warp of a board.  [1913 Webster]
Warp beam, the roller on which the warp is wound in a loom. -- Warp fabric, fabric produced by warp knitting. -- Warp frame, or Warp-net 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, or Warp net, lace having a warp crossed by weft threads.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

warp, v. & n.
--v.
1 tr. & intr. a make or become bent or twisted out of shape, esp. by the action of heat, damp, etc. b make or become perverted, bitter, or strange (a warped sense of humour).
2 a tr. haul (a ship) by a rope attached to a fixed point. b intr. progress in this way.
3 tr. fertilize by flooding with warp.
4 tr. (foll. by up) choke (a channel) with an alluvial deposit etc.
5 tr. arrange (threads) as a warp.
--n.
1 a a state of being warped, esp. of shrunken or expanded timber. b perversion, bitterness, etc. of the mind or character.
2 the threads stretched lengthwise in a loom to be crossed by the weft.
3 a rope used in towing or warping, or attached to a trawl-net.
4 sediment etc. left esp. on poor land by standing water.

Derivative
warpage n. (esp. in sense 1a of v.). warper n. (in sense 5 of v.).
Etymology
OE weorpan throw, wearp f. Gmc

THESAURUS

warp

a thing for, aberrancy, aberration, adulterate, affinity, alloy, alter, ameliorate, anamorphism, anamorphosis, animus, aptitude, aptness, asymmetry, bastardize, be changed, be converted into, be renewed, belie, bend, bend to, bent, bias, birthmark, blackhead, bleb, blemish, blister, board, boom, bottom out, branching off, break, brutalize, buckle, bulla, burlesque, camouflage, canker, caricature, cast, cast loose, change, character, cheapen, check, checker, chop, chop and change, cicatrix, cicatrize, circuitousness, clap on ratlines, clear hawse, coarsen, color, come about, come around, come round, comedo, conatus, conduce, conduciveness, confound, confuse, constitution, contaminate, contort, contortion, contribute, corner, corrupt, crack, crater, craze, crook, crookedness, crumple, curve, cut loose, debase, debauch, declination, deface, defacement, defect, defile, deflect, deflower, deform, deformation, deformity, degenerate, degrade, delight, demoralize, denature, departure, deprave, desecrate, despoil, deteriorate, detorsion, detour, devalue, deviance, deviancy, deviate, deviation, deviousness, diathesis, diffract, diffuse, digression, discursion, disfiguration, disfigure, disfigurement, disguise, disperse, dispose, disposition, disproportion, distort, distortion, divagation, divarication, diverge, divergence, diversify, diversion, divert, dogleg, double, dress up, drift, drifting, eagerness, eccentricity, embellish, embroider, errantry, exaggerate, excursion, excursus, exorbitation, falsify, fault, feeling for, filling, flaw, flop, freckle, fudge, garble, gild, gloss, gloss over, gnarl, go, grain, hairpin, haul, haul around, haul down, have a tendency, head, heave, heave apeak, heave round, heave short, hemangioma, hickey, idiosyncrasy, imbalance, improve, inclination, incline, indirection, individualism, infect, irregularity, jaundice, jibe, kedge, keloid, kidney, kink, knot, lay, lay aloft, lead, lean, leaning, lentigo, liability, liking, log, look to, lopsidedness, lurch, make, makeup, mar, mask, meliorate, mental set, mettle, milium, mind, mind-set, miscite, miscolor, misquote, misreport, misrepresent, misshape, misstate, misteach, misuse, mitigate, modulate, mold, mole, mutate, nature, needle scar, nevus, obliquity, overdraw, overstate, parody, penchant, pererration, pervert, pick, pimple, pit, pock, pockmark, point, point to, poison, pollute, port-wine mark, port-wine stain, predilection, predisposition, preference, prejudice, prejudice against, prejudice the issue, prepossess, probability, proclivity, proneness, propensity, prostitute, pull, pustule, quirk, rambling, ratline down, ravage, ravish, readiness, redound to, refract, revive, rift, scab, scar, scarify, scatter, scratch, screw, sebaceous cyst, sensitivity to, serve, set, set toward, sheer, shift, shifting, shifting course, shifting path, shoot, show a tendency, skew, slant, slue, soft spot, spar down, split, spring, stamp, strain, strawberry mark, straying, streak, stream the log, stripe, sty, susceptibility, sweep, swerve, swerving, swinging, tack, taint, take a turn, temper, temperament, tend, tendency, titivate, torsion, tortuosity, torture, track, traverse a yard, travesty, trend, trick out, tropism, turn, turn aside, turn awry, turn into, turn of mind, turn the corner, turning, twist, type, ulcerate, undergo a change, understate, unlash, unsymmetry, variation, varnish, vary, veer, verge, verruca, vesicle, violate, vitiate, vulgarize, wale, wandering, wart, weakness, weal, weft, welt, wen, whitehead, whitewash, willingness, wind, woof, work toward, worsen, wrench, wrest, wring, writhe, yaw, zigzag

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warp

Deterioration

VB be worse, be deteriorated, become worse, become deteriorated Adj, have seen better days, deteriorate, degenerate, fall off, wane, ebb, retrograde, decline, droop, go down, go downhill, go from bad to worse, go farther and fare worse, jump out of the frying pan into the fire, run to seed, go to seed, run to waste swale, sweal, lapse, be the worse for, sphacelate: break, break down, spring a leak, crack, start, shrivel, fade, go off, wither, molder, rot, rankle, decay, go bad, go to decay, fall into decay, fall into the sear and yellow leaf, rust, crumble, shake, totter, totter to its fall, perish, die, deteriorate, weaken, put back, set back, taint, infect, contaminate, poison, empoison, envenom, canker, corrupt, exulcerate, pollute, vitiate, inquinate, debase, embase, denaturalize, denature, leaven, deflower, debauch, defile, deprave, degrade, ulcerate, stain, discolor, alloy, adulterate, sophisticate, tamper with, prejudice, pervert, prostitute, demoralize, brutalize, render vicious, embitter, acerbate, exacerbate, aggravate, injure, impair, labefy, damage, harm, hurt, shend, scath, scathe, spoil, mar, despoil, dilapidate, waste, overrun, ravage, pillage, wound, stab, pierce, maim, lame, surbate, cripple, hough, hamstring, hit between wind and water, scotch, mangle, mutilate, disfigure, blemish, deface, warp, blight, rot, corrode, erode, wear away, wear out, gnaw, gnaw at the root of, sap, mine, undermine, shake, sap the foundations of, break up, disorganize, dismantle, dismast, destroy, damnify, do one's worst, knock down, deal a blow to, play havoc with, play sad havoc with, play the mischief with, play the deuce with, play the very devil with, play havoc among, play sad havoc among, play the mischief among, play the deuce among, play the very devil among, decimate.

N deterioration, debasement, wane, ebb, recession, retrogradation, decrease, degeneracy, degeneration, degenerateness, degradation, depravation, depravement, devolution, depravity, demoralization, retrogression, masochism, impairment, inquination, injury, damage, loss, detriment, delaceration, outrage, havoc, inroad, ravage, scath, perversion, prostitution, vitiation, discoloration, oxidation, pollution, defoedation, poisoning, venenation, leaven, contamination, canker, corruption, adulteration, alloy, decline, declension, declination, decadence, decadency, falling off, caducity, decrepitude, decay, dilapidation, ravages of time, wear and tear, corrosion, erosion, moldiness, rottenness, moth and rust, dry rot, blight, marasmus, atrophy, collapse, disorganization, delabrement (destruction), aphid, Aphis, plant louse, puceron, vinefretter, vinegrub, wreck, mere wreck, honeycomb, magni nominis umbra, jade, plug, rackabones, skate, tackey, tacky, have seen better days, deteriorate, degenerate, fall off, wane, ebb, retrograde, decline, droop, go down, go downhill, go from bad to worse, go farther and fare worse, jump out of the frying pan into the fire, run to seed, go to seed, run to waste swale, sweal, lapse, be the worse for, sphacelate: break, break down, spring a leak, crack, start, shrivel, fade, go off, wither, molder, rot, rankle, decay, go bad, go to decay, fall into decay, fall into the sear and yellow leaf, rust, crumble, shake, totter, totter to its fall, perish, die, deteriorate, weaken, put back, set back, taint, infect, contaminate, poison, empoison, envenom, canker, corrupt, exulcerate, pollute, vitiate, inquinate, debase, embase, denaturalize, denature, leaven, deflower, debauch, defile, deprave, degrade, ulcerate, stain, discolor, alloy, adulterate, sophisticate, tamper with, prejudice, pervert, prostitute, demoralize, brutalize, render vicious, embitter, acerbate, exacerbate, aggravate, injure, impair, labefy, damage, harm, hurt, shend, scath, scathe, spoil, mar, despoil, dilapidate, waste, overrun, ravage, pillage, wound, stab, pierce, maim, lame, surbate, cripple, hough, hamstring, hit between wind and water, scotch, mangle, mutilate, disfigure, blemish, deface, warp, blight, rot, corrode, erode, wear away, wear out, gnaw, gnaw at the root of, sap, mine, undermine, shake, sap the foundations of, break up, disorganize, dismantle, dismast, destroy, damnify, do one's worst, knock down, deal a blow to, play havoc with, play sad havoc with, play the mischief with, play the deuce with, play the very devil with, play havoc among, play sad havoc among, play the mischief among, play the deuce among, play the very devil among, decimate, Adj, unimproved &c (improve), deteriorated, altered, altered for the worse, injured, sprung, withering, spoiling, on the wane, on the decline, tabid, degenerate, marescent, worse, the worse for, all the worse for, out of repair, out of tune, imperfect, the worse for wear, battered, weathered, weather-beaten, stale, passe, shaken, dilapidated, frayed, faded, wilted, shabby, secondhand, threadbare, worn, worn to a thread, worn to a shadow, worn to the stump, worn to rags, reduced, reduced to a skeleton, far gone, tacky, decayed, moth-eaten, worm-eaten, mildewed, rusty, moldy, spotted, seedy, time-worn, moss-grown, discolored, effete, wasted, crumbling, moldering, rotten, cankered, blighted, tainted, depraved, decrepid, decrepit, broke, busted, broken, out of commission, hors de combat, out of action, broken down, done, done for, done up, worn out, used up, finished, beyond saving, fit for the dust hole, fit for the wastepaper basket, past work, at a low ebb, in a bad way, on one's last legs, undermined, deciduous, nodding to its fall, tottering, past cure, fatigued, retrograde, deleterious, out of the frying pan into the fire, agrescit medendo, what a falling off was there!.

Change

VB change, alter, vary, wax and wane, modulate, diversify, qualify, tamper with, turn, shift, veer, tack, chop, shuffle, swerve, warp, deviate, turn aside, evert, intervert, pass to, take a turn, turn the corner, resume, work a change, modify, vamp, superinduce, transform, transfigure, transmute, transmogrify, transume, metamorphose, ring the changes, innovate, introduce new blood, shuffle the cards, give a turn to, give a color to, influence, turn the scale, shift the scene, turn over a new leaf, recast, reverse, disturb, convert into.

Contraction

VB become small, become smaller, lessen, decrease, grow less, dwindle, shrink, contract, narrow, shrivel, collapse, wither, lose flesh, wizen, fall away, waste, wane, ebb, decay, be smaller than, fall short of, not come up to, render smaller, lessen, diminish, contract, draw in, narrow, coarctate, boil down, constrict, constringe, condense, compress, squeeze, corrugate, crimp, crunch, crush, crumple up, warp, purse up, pack, squeeze, stow, pinch, tighten, strangle, cramp, dwarf, bedwarf, shorten, circumscribe, restrain, (subtraction) 38 abrade, pare, reduce, attenuate, rub down, scrape, file, file down, grind, grind down, chip, shave, shear, wear down.

Distortion

VB distort, contort, twist, warp, wrest, writhe, make faces, deform, misshape.

Navigation

VB sail, put to sea, take ship, get under way, set sail, spread sail, spread canvas, gather way, have way on, make sail, carry sail, plow the waves, plow the deep, plow the main, plow the ocean, walk the waters, navigate, warp, luff, scud, boom, kedge, drift, course, cruise, coast, hug the shore, hug the land, circumnavigate, ply the oar, row, paddle, pull, scull, punt, steam, swim, float, buffet the waves, ride the storm, skim, effleurer, dive, wade, fly, be wafted, hover, soar, flutter, jet, orbit, rocket, take wing, take a flight, take off, ascend, blast off, land, alight, wing one's flight, wing one's way, aviate, parachute, jump, glide.

Deviation

N deviation, swerving, obliquation, warp, refraction, flection, flexion, sweep, deflection, deflexure, declination, diversion, digression, depart from, aberration, divergence, zigzag, detour, divagation, wandering, vagrancy, evagation, bypaths and crooked ways, byroad, sidling, knight's move at chess, deviating, aberrant, errant, excursive, discursive, devious, desultory, loose, rambling, stray, erratic, vagrant, undirected, circuitous, indirect, zigzag, crab-like, astray from, round about, wide of the mark, to the right about, all manner of ways, circuitously, obliquely, sideling, like the move of the knight on a chessboard.

VB alter one's course, deviate, depart from, turn, trend, bend, curve, swerve, heel, bear off, gybe, wear, intervert, deflect, divert, divert from its course, put on a new scent, shift, shunt, draw aside, crook, warp, stray, straggle, sidle, diverge, tralineate, digress, wander, wind, twist, meander, veer, tack, divagate, sidetrack, turn aside, turn a corner, turn away from, wheel, steer clear of, ramble, rove, drift, go astray, go adrift, yaw, dodge, step aside, ease off, make way for, shy, fly off at a tangent, glance off, wheel about, face about, turn to the right about, face to the right about, waddle, go out of one's way, lose one's way.

Misjudgment

N misjudgment, obliquity of judgment, miscalculation, miscomputation, misconception, hasty conclusion, prejudgment, prejudication, prejudice, foregone conclusion, prenotion, prevention, preconception, predilection, prepossession, preapprehension, presumption, assumption, presentiment, fixed idea, preconceived idea, id_ee fixe, mentis gratissimus error, fool's paradise, esprit de corps, party spirit, partisanship, clannishness, prestige, bias, bigotry, warp, twist, hobby, fad, quirk, crotchet, partiality, infatuation, blind side, mote in the eye, one-sided views, one-track mind, partial views, narrow views, confined views, superficial views, one- sided ideas, partial ideas, narrow ideas, confined ideas, superficial ideas, one-sided conceptions, partial conceptions, narrow conceptions, confined conceptions, superficial conceptions, one-sided notions, partial notions, narrow notions, confined notions, superficial notions, narrow mind, bigotry, odium theologicum, pedantry, hypercriticism, doctrinaire, overestimation, underestimation, ignorance, erroneous assumptions, erroneous data, mistaken assumptions, incorrect assumptions (error), misjudging, ill-judging, wrong-headed, prejudiced, jaundiced, shortsighted, purblind, partial, one-sided, superficial, narrow-minded, narrow-souled, mean-spirited, confined, illiberal, intolerant, besotted, infatuated, fanatical, entete, positive, dogmatic, conceited, opinative, opiniative, opinioned, opinionate, opinionative, opinionated, self-opinioned, wedded to an opinion, opini=atre, bigoted, crotchety, fussy, impracticable, unreasonable, stupid credulous, warped, misjudged, ex parte, nothing like leather, the wish the father to the thought, wishful thinking, unshakable conviction, my mind is made up - don't bother me with the fact.

VB misjudge, misestimate, misthink, misconjecture, misconceive, fly in the face of facts, miscalculate, misreckon, miscompute, overestimate, underestimate, prejudge, forejudge, presuppose, presume, prejudicate, dogmatize, have a bias, have only one idea, jurare in verba magistri, run away with the notion, jump to a conclusion, rush to a conclusion, leap to a conclusion, judge hastily, shoot from the hip, jump to conclusions, look only at one side of the shield, view with jaundiced eye, view through distorting spectacles, not see beyond one's nose, dare pondus fumo, get the wrong sow by the ear, give a bias, give a twist, bias, warp, twist, prejudice, prepossess.


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