• Warp Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To twist the end surfaces of (an aerocurve in an aeroplane) in order to restore or maintain equilibrium.
  2. (v. t.) To weave; to fabricate.
  3. (v. i.) To fly with a bending or waving motion; to turn and wave, like a flock of birds or insects.
  4. (v. t.) To run off the reel into hauls to be tarred, as yarns.
  5. (v.) The threads which are extended lengthwise in the loom, and crossed by the woof.
  6. (v.) A slimy substance deposited on land by tides, etc., by which a rich alluvial soil is formed.
  7. (v.) A premature casting of young; -- said of cattle, sheep, etc.
  8. (v. i.) to turn or incline from a straight, true, or proper course; to deviate; to swerve.
  9. (v. 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.
  10. (v.) 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.
  11. (v. i.) To wind yarn off bobbins for forming the warp of a web; to wind a warp on a warp beam.
  12. (v. t.) To turn aside from the true direction; to cause to bend or incline; to pervert.
  13. (v. t.) To turn or twist out of shape; esp., to twist or bend out of a flat plane by contraction or otherwise.
  14. (v. t.) To cast prematurely, as young; -- said of cattle, sheep, etc.
  15. (v. i.) To cast the young prematurely; to slink; -- said of cattle, sheep, etc.
  16. (v.) Four; esp., four herrings; a cast. See Cast, n., 17.
  17. (v. t.) To let the tide or other water in upon (lowlying land), for the purpose of fertilization, by a deposit of warp, or slimy substance.
  18. (v.) The state of being warped or twisted; as, the warp of a board.
  19. (v. t.) To throw; hence, to send forth, or throw out, as words; to utter.
  20. (v. t.) To arrange (yarns) on a warp beam.
  21. (v. t.) To tow or move, as a vessel, with a line, or warp, attached to a buoy, anchor, or other fixed object.

Buckle, Deflection, Distort, Falsify, Garble, Heave, Warping,

• Warper Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) One who, or that which, forms yarn or thread into warps or webs for the loom.
  2. (n.) One who, or that which, warps or twists out of shape.

• Warproof Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Valor tried by war.