warp


warp

verb (used with object)

  1. to bend or twist out of shape, especially from a straight or flat form, as timbers or flooring.
  2. to bend or turn from the natural or true direction or course.
  3. to distort or cause to distort from the truth, fact, true meaning, etc.; bias; falsify: Prejudice warps the mind.
  4. Aeronautics. to curve or bend (a wing or other airfoil) at the end or ends to promote equilibrium or to secure lateral control.
  5. Nautical. to move (a vessel) into a desired place or position by hauling on a rope that has been fastened to something fixed, as a buoy or anchor.
  6. Agriculture. to fertilize (land) by inundation with water that deposits alluvial matter.

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