Warp is a verb and noun pertaining to distortion and twisting, and to lines and ropes used in the contexts below.

Warp may refer to:

hips and aircraft

*Wing warping, a manner of controlling the roll of an aeroplane
*Warp drive, the faster-than-light movement in science fiction, as used in "Star Trek".
*Warping (sailing), a slow method of moving a boat in still waters or against the wind


*OS/2, where version 3.0 was known as Warp
*WARP (software), a product for IBM mainframes to improve performance from APT International - a former Monaco based company
*Warp (Cypress), a VHDL Cypress development system for CPLD
*WARP (Information Security), from the acronym for "Warning, advice and reporting point"
*Warp (MT of SM Unit), a Shader Multiprocessor architecture.:A warp is a Multithreaded SIMT Architecture of the MT (Multithreadead Instruction unit ) that is part of the SM (Shader Multiprocessors) in the GPU design.


*WARP Services / WARP Robotics.com, Working Automated Robotic Products is a automation company that put to motion anything. From wheel chairs to systematizing motion automated guided vehicles, with laser navigation.


*"Warp" (album), New Musik's 1982 album
*Judy and Mary's 2001 album Warp
*Warp Films, a side project of Warp Records
*"Time Warp," a song and dance featured in the cult film "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"
*Warp Records, an independent UK record label

Books and comics

*WaRP Graphics, an alternative comics publisher
*"Warp", a comic book published by First Comics
*Warp (comics), a DC Comics supervillain


*Warp zone, an area in a video game where players can go from one place or level to another
*WARP (game developer), a now-defunct video game developer


*Warp (weaving) the set of lengthwise threads attached to a loom
*Image warping, the process of distorting an image digitally
*Revealed preference, from the acronym for "Weak Axiom of Revealed Preferences"
*Warp, a brand of energy mints
*WARP, USAID's West African Regional Program

warp : in term of textile warp is the verticle thread in fabric.

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  • Warp — Warp, n. [AS. wearp; akin to Icel. varp a casting, throwing, Sw. varp the draught of a net, Dan. varp a towline, OHG. warf warp, G. werft. See {Warp}, v.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Weaving) The threads which are extended lengthwise in the loom, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Warp — steht für: den Kettfaden beim Weben Warp (Textil), spezieller Stoff für Schürzen den Warpanker zum Verholen von Schiffen das britische Label Warp Records den amerikanischen Comicverlag WaRP Graphics (bekannt für den Comic Elfquest) einige… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Warp — (w[add]rp), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Warped} (w[add]rpt); 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Warp — Warp, v. i. 1. 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. [1913 Webster] One of you will prove a shrunk panel, and, like green timber, warp, warp. Shak …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Warp — Warp: OS/2 Warp операционная система компании IBM. Warp Records британский звукозаписывающий лейбл. Варп двигатель фантастический сверхсветовой двигатель в сериале «Звёздный путь». Варп или Имматериум параллельный нематериальный мир в вымышленной …   Википедия

  • Warp — der od. das; s, e <aus gleichbed. engl. warp zu to warp »werfen; binden«>: 1. Kettgarn. 2. Schürzenstoff aus Baumwollabfall u. Reißspinnstoff …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • warp — [wôrp] n. [ME < OE wearp < base of weorpan, to throw, akin to Ger werfen < IE * werb < base * wer , to turn, bend > WORM] 1. a) a distortion, as a twist or bend, in wood or in an object made of wood, caused by contraction in drying …   English World dictionary

  • Warp — Warp, 1) grobes Zeug aus Wolle u. Leinen, zu Bauernkleidern; 2) so v. w. Kettengarn, vgl. Kette 8) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Warp [1] — Warp, s. Deich, S. 590 …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Warp [2] — Warp (engl.), Kettengarn; Warpspinnerei, eine Spinnerei für Kettengarne. Vgl. auch Warpen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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