Definition of time warp in English:

time warp

Syllabification: time warp


  • (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.
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    • 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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