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Definition 1: yarn arranged lengthways on a loom and crossed by the woof - [noun denoting artifact]

(warp is a kind of ...) a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving

(... is part of warp) pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric

(... is made of the substance warp) artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

"the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent" "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC" "she measured off enough material for a dress"

Definition 2: a moral or mental distortion - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for warp in the sense of this definition

(warp is a kind of ...) a change for the worse

Definition 3: a shape distorted by twisting or folding - [noun denoting shape]

Synonyms for warp in the sense of this definition

(warp is a kind of ...) a shape resulting from distortion

Definition 4: a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for warp in the sense of this definition

(warp is a kind of ...) a state or condition markedly different from the norm

Definition 5: bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat - [verb of change]

Samples where warp or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The highway buckled during the heat wave

Synonyms for warp in the sense of this definition

(warp is a kind of ...) undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface

(... is a kind of warp ) rise upward, as from pressure or moisture

"The floor is lifting slowly"

Definition 6: make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for warp in the sense of this definition

(warp is a kind of ...) represent falsely

"This statement misrepresents my intentions"

(... is a kind of warp ) alter so as to make unrecognizable

"The tourists murdered the French language"

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