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What is the definition of Warp?

To throw; hence, to send forth, or throw out, as words; to utter.

To turn or twist out of shape; esp., to twist or bend out of a flat plane by contraction or otherwise.

To turn aside from the true direction; to cause to bend or incline; to pervert.

To weave; to fabricate.

To tow or move, as a vessel, with a line, or warp, attached to a buoy, anchor, or other fixed object.

To cast prematurely, as young; -- said of cattle, sheep, etc.

To let the tide or other water in upon (lowlying land), for the purpose of fertilization, by a deposit of warp, or slimy substance.

To run off the reel into hauls to be tarred, as yarns.

To arrange (yarns) on a warp beam.

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.

to turn or incline from a straight, true, or proper course; to deviate; to swerve.

To fly with a bending or waving motion; to turn and wave, like a flock of birds or insects.

To cast the young prematurely; to slink; -- said of cattle, sheep, etc.

To wind yarn off bobbins for forming the warp of a web; to wind a warp on a warp beam.

The threads which are extended lengthwise in the loom, and crossed by the woof.

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.

A slimy substance deposited on land by tides, etc., by which a rich alluvial soil is formed.

A premature casting of young; -- said of cattle, sheep, etc.

Four; esp., four herrings; a cast. See Cast, n., 17.

The state of being warped or twisted; as, the warp of a board.

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