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British English: /wɔːp/
American English: /wɔrp/

Translation of warp in German:

intransitive verb

  • (become bent)
    sich verbiegen
    (Holz, Schallplatte)
    sich verziehen

transitive verb

  • 1 (cause to become bent) the sun had warped the boards
    durch die Sonne hatten sich die Bretter verzogen
  • 2 [figurative] (pervert) warped
    getrübt (Urteilsvermögen)
    pervertiert (Denken, Gehirn)
    a warped sense of humour
    ein abartiger Humor


time warp
  • 1 (in weaving)
    Kettfaden Mask.
    Kette Fem. [technical]
  • 2
    (bent state) Werfen Neutr. [technical]
    (bend in a board etc.) verzogene Stelle
    there is a warp in the record
    die Platte hat sich verzogen

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