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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Warp  \Warp\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Warped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Warping}.]  [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.  wa['i]rpan;  cf  Skr. 
  vrj  to  twist.  ????.  Cf  {Wrap}.] 
  1.  To  throw;  hence  to  send  forth,  or  throw  out  as  words  to 
  utter.  [Obs.]  --Piers  Plowman. 
  2.  To  turn  or  twist  out  of  shape;  esp.,  to  twist  or  bend  out 
  of  a  flat  plane  by  contraction  or  otherwise. 
  The  planks  looked  warped.  --Coleridge. 
  Walter  warped  his  mouth  at  this  To  something  so  mock 
  solemn,  that  I  laughed.  --Tennyson. 
  3.  To  turn  aside  from  the  true  direction;  to  cause  to  bend  or 
  incline;  to  pervert. 
  This  first  avowed,  nor  folly  warped  my  mind. 
  I  have  no  private  considerations  to  warp  me  in  this 
  controversy.  --Addison. 
  We  are  divested  of  all  those  passions  which  cloud 
  the  intellects,  and  warp  the  understandings,  of  men. 
  4.  To  weave;  to  fabricate.  [R.  &  Poetic.]  --Nares. 
  While  doth  he  mischief  warp.  --Sternhold. 
  5.  (Naut.)  To  tow  or  move  as  a  vessel,  with  a  line  or  warp, 
  attached  to  a  buoy,  anchor,  or  other  fixed  object. 
  6.  To  cast  prematurely,  as  young;  --  said  of  cattle,  sheep, 
  etc  [Prov.  Eng.] 
  7.  (Agric.)  To  let  the  tide  or  other  water  in  upon  (lowlying 
  land),  for  the  purpose  of  fertilization,  by  a  deposit  of 
  warp,  or  slimy  substance.  [Prov.  Eng.] 
  8.  (Rope  Making)  To  run  off  the  reel  into  hauls  to  be  tarred, 
  as  yarns. 
  9.  (Weaving)  To  arrange  (yarns)  on  a  warp  beam. 
  {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. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  used  especially  of  timbers  or  boards;  bent  out  of  shape 
  usually  by  moisture;  "the  floors  were  warped  and 

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