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  1. present participle of warp


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.
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  4. The practice of flooding agricultural land with turbid river water to add sediment to the soil.