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time warp in Chronology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtime warpˈtime warp noun [countable]  1 be (caught/locked/stuck) in a time warp2 TMCPERIOD OF TIMEan imaginary situation in which the past or future becomes the present
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time warpHanoi itself appeared to be caught in a time warp.I was stuck in a time warp in every sense, one that encompassed my part of Cliff Top as well.The union movement in this country suffers from fossilized leadership trapped in a time warp.Here is a time warp if ever there was one.Or had he recently passed through a time warp and thought he was back in the 70s?On a rocky unmade track through the olive groves, we might have strayed through a time warp into a Biblical landscape.For him there was a time warp in which things from different eras overlapped.Step inside, however, and you enter a technological time warp.