warping

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

warping

  1. Present participle of warp.

NounEdit

warping (plural warpings)

  1. An action or motion that warps or twists.
    • Oliver Sacks, Awakenings
      Such inertia-less states stand in absolute contrast (and complementarity) to the positive disorders of Parkinsonism, with their intense inertia and resistance to change, their violent warpings of space and field []
  2. (geology) the deformation of the Earth's crust over a large area
  3. The art or occupation of preparing warp or webs for the weaver.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Craig to this entry?)
Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 09:54