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time warp

Syllabification: time warp

Definition of time warp in English:

noun

(Especially in science fiction) an imaginary distortion of space in relation to time whereby people or objects of one period can be moved to another.
Example sentences
  • That Georgia has moved beyond the time warp that for so long kept it wedded to 1956 is good news for the rest of the nation.
  • Watching Sky Sports the other night was like moving into a time warp.
  • This dimension, his own creation where he could move freely outside his time warp, was still all in his head.

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