warp

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warp(
worp
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to bend)
a. alabear
The moisture in the air had warped the board out in the workshop.La humedad en el aire había alabeado el madero en el taller.
b. combar
Heat at around 200°C can warp this steel.El calor aproximadamente 200°C puede combar este acero.
c. deformar
The weight of the books warped the shelf underneath them.El peso de los libros deformó la repisa sobre la que estaban puestos.
2. (to corrupt)
a. pervertir
All this violent television is going to warp the minds of our children.Toda esta televisión violenta pervertirá la mente de nuestros niños.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to become bent)
a. alabearse
The floor of the cabin had begun to warp over the years.El suelo de la cabaña había empezado a alabearse con el paso de los años.
b. combarse
If an arrow warps, it won't fly straight.Si una flecha se comba, no volará recto.
c. deformarse
Pillars under excessive load are likely to warp.Las columnas bajo una carga excesiva tienden a deformarse.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
4. (curve)
a. el alabeo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The warp in the floor under the stove causes everything to cook more on one side of the pan.El alabeo del suelo debajo de la estufa hace que todo se cocine más de un lado del sartén.
5. (weaving)
a. la urdimbre
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The weft binds the threads of the warp together to form a cloth.La trama une los hilos de la urdimbre para formar un tejido.
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warp
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (wood, metal)
a. alabear, combar
2. (person, mind)
a. corromper, pervertir
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (wood, metal)
a. alabearse, combarse
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warp [wɔːp]
noun
1 (in weaving) urdimbre (f)
2 [of wood] alabeo (m); comba (f)
transitive verb
1 [+wood] alabear; combar
2 [+mind] pervertir
intransitive verb
[+wood] alabearse; combarse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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