Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: warp
IPA transcription: [w'ɔɹp]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: falsify, distort, garble, warp
    Meaning: make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
  • Synonyms: heave, buckle, warp
    Meaning: bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat; "The highway buckled during the heat wave"
Usage examples
  • Like Newton and the falling apple, Levy and the hysteresis in the warp field.
  • She is at present wedged in with the pack, and I think Pennell hopes to warp her along when the pack loosens.
  • "I'm going to give Anne two of my cotton warp spreads," she resumed. "A tobacco-stripe one and an apple-leaf one.
  • Raising her hazel eyes to his, and clearing the weft of truth that had been mixing with the warp of falsehood to form an answer of plausible texture, fringed with different shades of love, she thus began:
  • She quickly takes a better hold, even letting her prehensile teeth come into play, and the long board-like tongue warp in co-operation; but no matter what she does, or how wide she opens her mouth, her efforts are in vain: the high-backed one refuses to move beyond a certain point.