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time warp

noun

Simple Definition of time warp

  • : a feeling, state, or place in which time seems to stop, go backward, etc.

Full Definition of time warp

  1. :  an anomaly, discontinuity, or suspension held to occur in the progress of time

time–warp or time–warped play \ˈtīm-ˌwȯrpt\ adjective

Examples of time warp

  1. Walking into the castle was like entering a time warp.



1954

First Known Use of time warp

1954


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