wɔrp /wɔːp n. curve developed in something that was originally straight, bending; contortion; lengthwise yarn in a loom; rope for towing a ship; mental aberration, perversion, distortion v. twist, bend, contort; become twisted or contorted; distort, bias, falsify; be falsified; move a boat by hauling on a rope

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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