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warp speed

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Definition of warp speed in English:

noun

informal
An extremely high speed: these exciting developments are moving ahead at warp speed
More example sentences
  • Still, to move from parody to icon at such warp speed is stunning.
  • In Dallas, they keep changing the mix at warp speed.
  • The public relations campaign continues today at warp speed.

Origin

1970s: popularized by the US television series Star Trek (originally referring to a faster-than-light speed attained by a spaceship travelling in a space warp).

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