warp speed

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NounEdit

warp speed (plural warp speeds)

  1. (science fiction) A hypothetical, extremely rapid, speed, resulting from entering a separate dimension, termed hyperspace; much faster than the speed of light.
    The ship was accelerating to warp speed, when one of the engines failed.
  2. (by extension, informal) Any very fast speed.
    Wow, you can cycle at warp speed!
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