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warp factor

noun

in science fiction, the level of warp speed, the amount to which a spaceship's speed exceeds the speed of light

Examples

Warp factor one is the speed of light.

Word Origin

from Star Trek

Usage Note

usu. Used with number

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Slang definitions & phrases for warp factor

war paint

noun phrase

Cosmetics

[1869+; fr the facial paint worn by Native American warriors]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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